thruhiker

Walking Thru It.

Walking Thru It.

Hi, I’m Nugget! I like jammy eggs and long walks through the woods. Like, really long walks. Actually, a 2192 mile long walk where my partner, Harry, and I carry everything...

May 11, 2019 : Jessica Olin
Ten Days from the Beginning

Ten Days from the Beginning

I've repacked my backpack somewhere close to 50 times by now. Changed gear and went on smaller hikes to test it out. I've spent hours pouring over logistics and putting...

Apr 11, 2019 : Matt Robbins
Thank You, Appalachian Trail

Thank You, Appalachian Trail

Katahdin Was Never The End There was a cloud pushing across the tabletop of the summit, but I did end up seeing the spectacular and sprawling wilderness below. I also...

Oct 24, 2017 : Jeremy Gottschalk
The Barefoot Hiker Begins His AT Thru-Hike

The Barefoot Hiker Begins His AT Thru-Hike

Hi, folks. It's the Barefoot Hiker. I wanted to update folks on the craziness of this last week. I am finally on the trail.     Getting Started On March...

Apr 5, 2017 : Jeremy Gottschalk
Trail Town Blues: Inner Stirrings of a Restless Mind

Trail Town Blues: Inner Stirrings of a Restless Mind

I haven't written in a while. Truthfully, I've been so busy doing life that it hasn't been a priority. But lately, in the rare quiet moment that I may experience...

Apr 21, 2016 : Stacia Bennett
You know you’re a thru hiker when…

You know you’re a thru hiker when…

A headlamp is considered an accessory *this picture is a week after finishing the trail*   There are no leftovers!   It's okay to talk about poop during meals (well...

Dec 1, 2015 : Bookie
Almost Out of Pennsylvania! (Pennsyl-ROCKS-YA)

Almost Out of Pennsylvania! (Pennsyl-ROCKS-YA)

    Unofficially Halfway We hiked into Harper's Ferry, West Virginia on July 2nd. Harper's Ferry is the unofficial halfway point - it is the town in which a thru-hiker...

Jul 20, 2015 : Tee Corley
Why I Hike, or, Why Do I Hike?!

Why I Hike, or, Why Do I Hike?!

Why I Hike, or, Why Do I Hike?!?      This is my third attempt at a thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail. The first attempt had my mother biting her nails...

Mar 5, 2015 : Tee Corley
There Ain’t No Rules In The Woods

There Ain’t No Rules In The Woods

Less than two months ago, I was Nayt Boyt or Mr. Nate. I was a substitute teacher and worked at a bakery. Life went by without my thinking twice about...

May 1, 2014 : Nayt Boyt