Vermont

Katahdin Will Be There Next Year

Katahdin Will Be There Next Year

Katahdin Isn't Going Anywhere As I headed north, it became clear that I wasn't going to make Katahdin before my second grandchild was born.  I have to be there to...

Jul 31, 2017 : George Turner (Old Growth)
Appalachian Trail Town Spotlight: Manchester Center, VT

Appalachian Trail Town Spotlight: Manchester Center, VT

The second in a series where I'll look at towns up and down the Appalachian Trail, here is Manchester Center, VT.

Jan 16, 2017 : James Cape
A Glimpse Into The Mind Of A Future Thru-Hiker (Part 2)

A Glimpse Into The Mind Of A Future Thru-Hiker (Part 2)

( I tried to keep my first post comical and lighthearted but things are different now. Reality is really starting to hit hard. I have 4 months until my desired departure...

Nov 25, 2016 : Vermont
“Attention…Walmart Hikers!”

“Attention…Walmart Hikers!”

  My gear half-way packed. If your reading this article your probably like me. Poor. So why not let me be the one to test some of the cheaper gear...

Oct 2, 2016 : Vermont
How I Got My Trail Name

How I Got My Trail Name

 Obtaining a"Trail Name" on the AT is kind of a big deal. Trail names are one of the oldest and most cherished traditions on the Appalachian Trail. A trail name,...

Sep 21, 2016 : Vermont
A Glimpse Into The Mind Of A Future Thru-hiker

A Glimpse Into The Mind Of A Future Thru-hiker

I have always been amazed by the cultural melting pot of people that are drawn to the AT. There is nothing that I love more than meeting all the new...

Sep 18, 2016 : Vermont
Gorham to Rutland: The Whites, A Guest Hiker, and a change of scenery.

Gorham to Rutland: The Whites, A Guest Hiker, and a change of scenery.

Well its been nearly two months now since I stepped foot on this long ass trail. It's day 59 to be exact. I'm 506 miles in. Almost 1/4 done the...

Jul 28, 2016 : Josh Lichti
800 Miles: I Lovermont. Sort Of. Absolutely.

800 Miles: I Lovermont. Sort Of. Absolutely.

I later learned that one of the guidebooks rated this section all the way through the Glastonbury wilderness to be challenging. I also learned that this area is considered to...

Jul 15, 2016 : Katina (Arachne) Daanen
White Mountains to the Yellow Deli

White Mountains to the Yellow Deli

The Yellow Deli. It doesn't sound too interesting, but every northbounder we passed either has a story, or you can tell expected to have a story but didn't really get...

Jul 12, 2016 : Lauren de la Vega
50 Shades of Brown: An Ode to the Long Trail of Vermont

50 Shades of Brown: An Ode to the Long Trail of Vermont

Mud, mud, everywhere and not a drop to drink... My hiking buddy Andrea and I waded through brown mud slicks with hidden roots waiting to trip us. Our shoes squished...

Apr 12, 2016 : Jean Taggart