This Week’s Top Instagram Photos from the #AppalachianTrail

Ladies, gentlemen, and hiker trash- it has returned.  We are pleased to reintroduce one of our all time favorite series- the top Instagram posts from the Appalachian Trail.

Each week, we peruse all of the wonderful pictures from Instagram using the hashtag #TrektheAT and #AppalachianTrail and select a few of the best to highlight for your viewing pleasure!

This week we take a look at photos snapped between 06/14/17 – 06/20/17.

If you would like your picture to be included, be sure to use the hashtag #TrektheAT and/or tag us. Don’t forget to follow The Trek for all things long-distance backpacking and The Trek: Appalachian Trail for even more AT love.

This Week’s Top Photos from the Appalachian Trail


AT 917 | Sometimes you gotta camp with your head in the clouds.

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A post shared by Edwin Ramirez (@ramirez35_) on

Pop it, drop it @ the ATC HQ #at2017 #appalachiantrail #thruhike #nobo #trektheAT

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Cloudy view of the Delaware Water Gap from Mt. Tammany #trektheat

A post shared by Jenni H (@bmorerunmore) on

mcafees knob for sunrise ✨ #thruhike #maverickhikes #appalachiantrail #trektheat #thetrek #virginia #sunrise

A post shared by Kendal Sweeney (@kbsweene) on

Day 135: 1650.7, today we put in a really rough, muddy 21 miles after a 5:30am wake-up call from a bear dragging our packs across camp ?? || The miles seem to be getting longer and the days seem to be never-ending recently. We’ve definitely been in a mental funk the past couple of weeks, but as the summits keep getting higher and the views continue to increase in grandeur, we find ourselves starting to swoon over the Trail once again. Today we summited Stratton Mountain, the very summit where Benton MacKaye dreamt up the idea of the Appalachian Trail, and were overwhelmed with how romantic it was. To be standing in the spot where a dream was born, knowing that that very dream morphed into reality, then manifested a dream inside of you that you are now making a reality…unreal. Thankful for these steps, every muddy last one of them, both literal and philosophical.

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