trail update

Several Weeks In, a Tramily Takes Shape

Several Weeks In, a Tramily Takes Shape

I spent a few weeks on the Appalachian Trail and here is what I’ve learned so far. I Ain’t Nothing Special I came to the trail thinking I was in...

Mar 10, 2018 : Kathleen Krause
Irma Affects Home, Crossing Into New Hampshire, Mile 1800

Irma Affects Home, Crossing Into New Hampshire, Mile 1800

  NOBOs and Tough Times Making (S)miles Northbound bubbles have been springing up everywhere as town hubs and shelters are continuing to fill with more than the weekend section hiker.

Sep 17, 2017 : Jeremy Gottschalk
Smiles Over Miles

Smiles Over Miles

Approximately two hundred and fifty miles in to a flip-flop attempt and I am in a love/hate relationship with the Appalachian Trail. So much has happened in such a short...

Jun 16, 2017 : Ashley Hill
Oh, Georgia: Trail Update #1

Oh, Georgia: Trail Update #1

Hi all, checking in from the To say these days off hurt my spirit would be an understatement. Only a couple days on the trail--only a few miles into the...

Mar 23, 2017 : Alli Huggins
Introducing “Tales from the Trail”: Our New Video Blogger Series

Introducing “Tales from the Trail”: Our New Video Blogger Series

We're excited to announce the start of a brand new video series here at The Trek: our biweekly video updates from selected Trek bloggers currently on the trail. Follow along for on-trail

Feb 22, 2017 : The Editors
The Quarter-Trail Update (Part 3: The Highlands)

The Quarter-Trail Update (Part 3: The Highlands)

I've been terrible about updating this blog, so here's one massive update (This is part 3) to let you know what I've been hiking the past 550 miles.

May 4, 2016 : Zoë Symon
The Quarter-Trail Update (Part 2: Let It Snow)

The Quarter-Trail Update (Part 2: Let It Snow)

I've been terrible about updating this blog, so here's one massive update (This is part 2) to let you know what I've been hiking the past 550 miles.

Apr 22, 2016 : Zoë Symon
The Quarter-Trail Update (Part 1: So It Begins)

The Quarter-Trail Update (Part 1: So It Begins)

I've been terrible about updating this blog, so here's one massive update (This is part 1) to let you know what I've been hiking the past 550 miles.

Apr 22, 2016 : Zoë Symon
On Being Lucky

On Being Lucky

If luck is defined as having good things happen to you without you asking for them or making them happen, then I have been the luckiest person so far.

Mar 23, 2016 : Zoë Symon
5 Lessons from the First 5 Days

5 Lessons from the First 5 Days

It's now the end of day five. I'm comfortably camped after leaving Neel Gap this morning. Here are a few things I've learned since being on the trail.

Mar 9, 2016 : Zoë Symon