Trail Days

The Dirt on the Trail: Chapter 4.5

The Dirt on the Trail: Chapter 4.5

I was super stoked! I've been stuck at home recovering for nearly 3 weeks now from my stress fracture, and I got out of the house to visit Frisbee and...

May 24, 2017 : Stubbs
Continuing After Trail Days

Continuing After Trail Days

With the rains returned, the quiet of nature helps me adjust to the aftershock of Trail Days. The weekend was packed with amazing and wonderful reunions, bands, gear vendors, activities,...

May 23, 2017 : Jeremy Gottschalk
The Frugal Thru Hiker: A Few Tips on How to Stretch the Dollar on the Trail

The Frugal Thru Hiker: A Few Tips on How to Stretch the Dollar on the Trail

Just to get this off the table, this isn’t an article about budgeting before hitting the trail. I would be absolutely horrible in providing such advice since I invest a...

Dec 6, 2016 : Stubbs
Take The Side Trail: Hike the A.T. While Enjoying Some Thrills on the Side

Take The Side Trail: Hike the A.T. While Enjoying Some Thrills on the Side

Have some extra money for splurging? Want to get a small dose of the days of old when you were one with society? It doesn’t have to be all work...

Nov 29, 2016 : Stubbs
Settling Waynesboro

Settling Waynesboro

I woke at Punchbowl Shelter to familiar voices. Sometime in the night 5 and Dessert Wrap had arrived, along with a hiker named Loon. It was great to run into...

Jun 22, 2015 : David
Possum and Ukelady Relax at Trail Days & Work at Hard Core

Possum and Ukelady Relax at Trail Days & Work at Hard Core

Possum here! Here is what we've been up to lately! Day 44: May 10th – 10 miles? We woke up in our luxurious Ramada room after a zero day in Hendersonville,...

May 26, 2015 : Mike and Grace
AT Thru-Hiker, “Bismarck”, Arrested at Trail Days on Embezzling Charges

AT Thru-Hiker, “Bismarck”, Arrested at Trail Days on Embezzling Charges

This past Saturday, May 16th, a former Appalachian Trail thru-hiker, James "Bismarck" Hammes, was arrested at Trail Days in Damascus, Virginia, as first reported on American Greed TV show and as...

May 19, 2015 : Paul "BigTex" Bunker
Virginia! Damascus! Ponies Attack!

Virginia! Damascus! Ponies Attack!

Out of Kinkora hostel I hiked a 16 mile day, except I didn't hike a 16 mile day, because 2 miles out and 2 miles back from the Dollar General...

May 7, 2015 : David
Crushing Mad Miles

Crushing Mad Miles

I'm currently in Front Royal, about 965 miles into the trip! Since I last posted, we've come almost 300 miles and have really ramped up the intensity. I'm still in...

Jun 3, 2014 : Ellie B.
Thru-Hiker Tales: Featuring Zachsquatch

Thru-Hiker Tales: Featuring Zachsquatch

While screening

Jun 1, 2014 : Kori Feener