Virginia

The Beer Drinker’s Guide to the Appalachian Trail [Virginia Edition]

The Beer Drinker’s Guide to the Appalachian Trail [Virginia Edition]

Some may say doing a thru hike is like being on a very long vacation, but after a few days in the woods and as you’re approaching town, it can...

Oct 18, 2016 : Stubbs
Virginia is…NOT FLAT

Virginia is…NOT FLAT

Virginia gets talked about a lot. For good reason, after all it DOES contain the most AT miles of any state. However, there seems to be a whole lot of...

Jun 9, 2016 : Stacia Bennett
The History of Shenandoah National Park

The History of Shenandoah National Park

PRESIDENT BARTLET: Shenandoah National Park, right here in Virginia! We should organize a staff field trip to Shenandoah. I could even act as the guide. What do you think? JOSH:...

Mar 18, 2016 : Kat Ignatova
So Long, Citrus Bandit

So Long, Citrus Bandit

Mice Strike Back Curfluffle. The sound of a small bag falling woke me in the night. Blinking confusingly, I turn over into my warm sleeping bag. Sweet Roll said that...

Sep 28, 2015 : C.M. Pagels
Mail Magic? Trail Magic in Virginia

Mail Magic? Trail Magic in Virginia

July 1st, 2015 After a long day of chores – resupply, laundry, hittin’ up the Dollar General, feasting on rainbow trout and eggs at Uncle Buck’s Café, and going to...

Jul 3, 2015 : Tee Corley
I Hate the Idea of You: The Challenge

I Hate the Idea of You: The Challenge

We made it to Harpers Ferry and I almost cried! After checking in with the ATC, we shuttled ahead for trail magic in Maryland. The next morning was the morning...

Jul 1, 2015 : Jennifer Williams
Glasgow to Waynesboro – Completely FLAT!

Glasgow to Waynesboro – Completely FLAT!

View from Spy Rock Glasgow and Waynesboro are two very hiker friendly towns - and therefore, hard to escape. Free camping, friendly locals, hiker boxes and FOOD! Well, every town...

Jun 20, 2015 : Tee Corley
Lost in Virginia

Lost in Virginia

This post is extremely embarrassing to write, but this short story has to be told.... First off, I'm a pretty cocky hiker. I used to take pride in the fact...

Jun 5, 2015 : Jennifer Williams
Coco and Magnus — Days 66 through 89 — Rain Skirts, a Bear, and Halfway There

Coco and Magnus — Days 66 through 89 — Rain Skirts, a Bear, and Halfway There

Since our last installment of Coco & Magnus (or as Yankee calls us: "Moco") we have gone to Trail Days, seen a bear, worn trash bags as clothing, and hiked...

Jun 5, 2015 : Courtney
Virginia, Virginia, Virginia

Virginia, Virginia, Virginia

Days 48 to 52 were all above 17 miles, around which I seem to be pretty comfortable now. It feels pretty awesome to crank out an 18 mile day and...

May 28, 2015 : David