Wild

Yes, I’ve read Wild. Three weeks and counting…

Yes, I’ve read Wild. Three weeks and counting…

Here we go, three weeks out from beginning my thru-hike. I’ve had all my doctor appointments, I’ve set up all my bills to auto-pay, and I’ve said my goodbyes to...

Feb 15, 2017 : Alli Huggins
Trail Therapy Intro

Trail Therapy Intro

Hiking was never a dream of mine. I had never heard of the Appalachian Trail or any other trail before I came home on leave and watched Wild with my...

Sep 7, 2016 : Adeline
“Tame”

“Tame”

The (not so) amazing tale of two women's Appalachian Trail adventure in Georgia. If there is one question that I've heard repeatedly since I publicly announced my intention to hike...

Apr 6, 2015 : Kate Spillane Balano
Wild: A Hiker’s Film Review

Wild: A Hiker’s Film Review

Wild is a story about a woman trying to learn how to live her life. It is not a story about the Pacific Crest Trail or hiking - and to...

Jan 13, 2015 : Maggie Wallace
The Five – No, Six – Questions This (Hopeful) Thru Hiker is Already Tired of Hearing

The Five – No, Six – Questions This (Hopeful) Thru Hiker is Already Tired of Hearing

I have already heard these questions 100 times or more. It's easy to forget that while I have been "all AT, all the time" for the past year or more,...

Dec 31, 2014 : Kate Spillane Balano
A Long Distance Backpacker’s Book Review of “Wild”

A Long Distance Backpacker’s Book Review of “Wild”

Well, I finally did it. I found a used copy of Cheryl Strayed’s book Wild and A Walk In The Woods, but has not yet read them, I say go...

Jul 18, 2014 : Caitlyn Cleary
Wild: Hollywood Takes on the Trail

Wild: Hollywood Takes on the Trail

I'm not gonna lie, I read Wild, and yes, I liked it. I know. Opinions vary on any personal account of a hike that doesn't result in a total mile...

Jul 11, 2014 : Kori Feener