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Close Your Ears, Gents: I’m on the Rag and Ready to Dish

Close Your Ears, Gents: I’m on the Rag and Ready to Dish

Weeks ago, when I realized my little monthly visitor would be accompanying me during the first week of my thru-hike, I had a little tantrum. I even considered postponing my...

Apr 23, 2018 : Rachel Poole
Georgia Rules to Hike By

Georgia Rules to Hike By

video here. Needless to say, I met that hiker and he's now going stoveless. It's not just about knowing how to use your gear, but knowing how to make the...

Apr 22, 2018 : Liz Syster
I Was Born for This

I Was Born for This

Well, I did it. I made it to my one-month trail-iversary. Before embarking on this journey, I told myself that I would hike for a month no matter what my...

Apr 22, 2018 : Mackenzie
Three States Down, 11 to Go. Beast Mode Kicks into Full Gear

Three States Down, 11 to Go. Beast Mode Kicks into Full Gear

So, where were we? When we last met, I was recovering from a bout of "why am I here." Happily, that moment has passed and the ensuing days have provided...

Apr 22, 2018 : Kimberly "Ronin" Huber
Damascus to Marion, VA

Damascus to Marion, VA

Damascus, not what you might think. I was so happy to finally reach Damascus until I actually got to Damascus. Every one had said it was a small town, I...

Apr 22, 2018 : Noel Nason
Update Eight: Days 13 to 15

Update Eight: Days 13 to 15

In update eight, see my next few days on the Appalachian Trail, including miles 109.2 to

Apr 21, 2018 : Liz Kidder
Week Four: Mile Marker 420 On Day 4/20

Week Four: Mile Marker 420 On Day 4/20

Day 22 (13.5 miles) Whistling Gap campsite to Uncle Johnny’s, Erwin, Tenn. Started out of camp around 7 a.m. and made it to the top of a nearby rocky summit...

Apr 20, 2018 : Dan Coy
Perseverance, Community Overcome Trail Adversity

Perseverance, Community Overcome Trail Adversity

Hot Springs, N.C., to Damascus Va. April 8 to 19, days 26 to 37 Somehow it’s already day 37 of this journey and 12 days have passed since I’ve posted....

Apr 20, 2018 : Pete Bromen
Little Toe, Big Problem

Little Toe, Big Problem

My first two days on the trail were, let's call them, eventful. I've been an avid hiker and outdoor enthusiast since spring break camping trips as a kid, so I...

Apr 19, 2018 : Rachel Poole
500 Miles Behind Us, a Lot of Great Times Ahead

500 Miles Behind Us, a Lot of Great Times Ahead

Dear dedicated, avid, and frequently reminding reader (aka Mum), please find below our latest blog post. Sorry it's been so long. It does feel like there's a lot to catch...

Apr 19, 2018 : Sian and Dave