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Getting Lost When You Least Expect it

Getting Lost When You Least Expect it

The trailhead for my morning pick-up was a four-mile walk from where I made camp for the night. Getting lost wasn't on my mind—the Oregon woods were home to me,...

Sep 5, 2018 : Dami Roelse
Question: Why am I hiking the Appalachian Trail?

Question: Why am I hiking the Appalachian Trail?

Hello, friends! Recently, I have had many people ask the question, "Why are you going to hike the Appalachian Trail?"This question is usually followed by the mention of a couple...

Jan 7, 2018 : Ashley Manning
Everything Wonderland

Everything Wonderland

I dusted off the old gear. My Salomons and trekking poles were caked with mud from taking them up Mount Leconte. My Sawyer Mini was in desperate need of backflushing....

Jul 17, 2017 : Jennifer Williams