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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)

Since I’ve been so terrible about updating this blog, here’s one massive update (in multiple parts) to let you know what I’ve been up to for 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)

Since I've been so terrible about updating this blog, here's one massive update (in multiple parts) to let you know what I've been up to for 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)

Since I've been so terrible about updating this blog, here's one massive update (in multiple parts) to let you know what I've been up to for the past 550 miles....

Apr 22, 2016 : Zoë Symon
On Being Lucky

On Being Lucky

Luck: the things that happen to a person because of chance; the accidental way things happen without being planned - Merriam Webster Dictionary If luck is defined as having good...

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: 1. The...

Mar 9, 2016 : Zoë Symon
North Carolina and Beyond

North Carolina and Beyond

It is now Day 36.  I sit on a porch in Hot Springs, North Carolina, enjoying the heat from the sun and a full belly. Now.  Where did I last...

Apr 11, 2015 : Sonia Button
Possum and Ukelady Tear Up Week Two

Possum and Ukelady Tear Up Week Two

Grace a.k.a. "Ukelady" here, bringing you up-to-date on the hot gossip that is trail life. Mike is busy shaving his head for fear of ticks, so this one's all from...

Apr 9, 2015 : Mike and Grace