why hike the AT

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
I’m Hiking Because…

I’m Hiking Because…

I’m sure upon mentioning to friends and family about your decision to attempt a thru hike (or even a long distance section hike), or simply uttering that it’s something you’re...

Oct 4, 2016 : Stubbs
What the heck I hope to gain from this

What the heck I hope to gain from this

In my mind, I am the absolute last person who normally would be expected to hike the Appalachian Trail. I am a 34 years old worker in the IT industry,...

Nov 5, 2015 : James Scott