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Applying Trail Phrases to Life in NYC

Applying Trail Phrases to Life in NYC

I was sitting on the couch in my Brooklyn apartment on Saturday morning, sipping coffee from my favorite mug. I admired it’s speckled glaze and exposed clay surface. The colors...

Jul 16, 2018 : Lauren Hafley
Trail Wisdom: Sayings, Proverbs and Mantras

Trail Wisdom: Sayings, Proverbs and Mantras

If a thru hike does nothing else, it gives you a lot of time to think. On any given day my thoughts would run the gamut from future life aspirations...

Feb 9, 2017 : Bug Juice
A Collection of Wisdom: 17 Quotes that Impacted my Thru-Hike

A Collection of Wisdom: 17 Quotes that Impacted my Thru-Hike

I started my Appalachian Trail thru-hike alone. Traveling solo pushed me out of my comfort zone - not because I was by myself, but because it forced me to talk...

Apr 1, 2016 : Glacier-Swiss
Wisdom from the Wisest: Thru-hiking Secrets Exposed

Wisdom from the Wisest: Thru-hiking Secrets Exposed

I met this incredible specimen of a man early on during my thru-hike of the AT. His name was Fig Newton. Or Pretzel. He was some type of edible substance....

Dec 11, 2015 : Mary Beth Skylis