Vermont

Marble and Birch: Into the Green Mountains

Marble and Birch: Into the Green Mountains

In the past week, I’ve traveled north through the Berkshires and up into Vermont. The terrain is rolling higher, with 3000-foot plateaux and peaks pushing up towards 4000 for the...

Jun 20, 2022 : Red Squirrel
Green Mountain Mud

Green Mountain Mud

Pure dismay twists my face as I confront another sprawling puddle with no obvious rocks breaking the murky surface. A leap away, a fist-sized form with white flecks dares me...

Sep 6, 2021 : Shuping Liu
Allow Me to (Re)Introduce Myself

Allow Me to (Re)Introduce Myself

TLDR; I’m hiking because I’m sad my mom died and a medium told me to go to the woods to find myself. Skeptical? Fair enough, I would be rolling my...

Jun 18, 2021 : Ellie B.
Pox & Puss Episode #71 – I Do This Now

Pox & Puss Episode #71 – I Do This Now

What can we say? It's been a hell of a year, right? Ugh. We pick up right where we left off, two yahoos just dicking around on microphones, talking about...

Apr 7, 2021 : Pox & Puss Podcast
Pox & Puss O.P.P. #10 – The Quarantine Edition

Pox & Puss O.P.P. #10 – The Quarantine Edition

Hey. How are you doing these days? Did you hear that the Appalachian Trail is kinda closed? We figured if the AT is closed, we'll talk about other stuff right...

Apr 6, 2020 : Pox & Puss Podcast
Pox & Puss Episode #70 – Eavesdropping with Dan Koeppel

Pox & Puss Episode #70 – Eavesdropping with Dan Koeppel

In this episode we talk with Dan Koeppel about his article The Legend of Baltimore Jack in Outside magazine. Dan was searching for an article to write for Outside when...

Sep 23, 2019 : Pox & Puss Podcast
Making Mountains Out of Molehills – The Whites Can’t be That Hard, Right?

Making Mountains Out of Molehills – The Whites Can’t be That Hard, Right?

I was getting bored of hiking every day. The mid-Atlantic States were hot, and often without any mountains or views, though I still loved hanging by the rivers, streams, and...

Sep 11, 2019 : Aidan Tierney
Ready for Rugged: Thru-Hiking the Long Trail

Ready for Rugged: Thru-Hiking the Long Trail

“What a wonderful, once in a lifetime adventure!” That’s what I thought when I began planning my 2018 Appalachian Trail thru-hike. I had no clue at the time what that...

Aug 26, 2019 : Joellyn Sargent
Restoring My Faith in Humanity, One State at a Time

Restoring My Faith in Humanity, One State at a Time

I am slightly over a quarter of the way finished hiking the Appalachian Trail. It has been just over 50 days. I’m in my fourth state, and reaching the final...

Aug 20, 2019 : Logan Roark
Over the Hump!

Over the Hump!

We conquer the last of the difficult terrain, summit mountains in thunderstorms, and enjoy a cabin in the woods by ourselves!

Aug 10, 2019 : Sweet Monkey