Virginia

Continuing After Trail Days

Continuing After Trail Days

With the rains returned, the quiet of nature helps me adjust to the aftershock of Trail Days. The weekend was packed with amazing and wonderful reunions, bands, gear vendors, activities,...

May 23, 2017 : Jeremy Gottschalk
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