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Five Things That Did Not Work: Appalachian Trail 2018

Five Things That Did Not Work: Appalachian Trail 2018

I had 130 days to try out gear, routines, eating habits, sleeping set-ups, etc.  This list talks about the top five things that did not work for me on the...

Feb 19, 2019 : Devin Everett
Sources of Information, Inspiration, and Motivation

Sources of Information, Inspiration, and Motivation

Before hitting the trail I have asked countless questions about what I am really getting myself into. To answer this question I have done my own research on just about...

Feb 18, 2019 : Deserrae
Rain, Hearts, Trail Names, and Adventures to Come

Rain, Hearts, Trail Names, and Adventures to Come

On rainy days in Tennessee, I like to sit in my room listening to the pitter-patter of rain trickling down the roofing as I gorge my belly with excessive mugs...

Feb 18, 2019 : Madeleine Shell
Julie’s YouTube Gear Shakedown

Julie’s YouTube Gear Shakedown

Feb 18, 2019 : Julie Velasquez
Thru-Hiking the Appalachian Trail with a Brand-New ACL

Thru-Hiking the Appalachian Trail with a Brand-New ACL

It was dead at the bar yesterday, and I figured if anyone was watching me through the security cameras, they wouldn’t quite mind if I was doing some stretches and...

Feb 17, 2019 : Stephanie Messina
Answering That Question: My Reasons for Hiking the AT

Answering That Question: My Reasons for Hiking the AT

I don’t know why every book, post, or website about hiking any long trail always starts with the the question, “Why?” Perhaps it’s natural to attempt to  justify such a...

Feb 17, 2019 : Sarahmarie Specht-Bird
The Thru-Hiker’s Guide to All-You-Can-Eat Buffets Along the Appalachian Trail

The Thru-Hiker’s Guide to All-You-Can-Eat Buffets Along the Appalachian Trail

Hiker hunger is legit. Some experience it more than others, but we all crave food constantly. Our bodies need the calories, so it's their way of begging us for the...

Feb 16, 2019 : Emma Rosenfield
Why I’m Ditching “Real Life” to Thru-Hike the AT

Why I’m Ditching “Real Life” to Thru-Hike the AT

Hi. I'm Brian. For the past six years, I've been working as an animator director during the day and blogging about food at night. I've managed to design a pretty...

Feb 16, 2019 : Brian Kavanagh
I’m Ready! And So, So, So Not Ready

I’m Ready! And So, So, So Not Ready

I need to pick up boxes for resupply. I should make my eggs before I move. I can’t make the eggs; I packed my pots and pans already. Who’s gonna...

Feb 14, 2019 : Kristen Fiedler
Caution and Safety on the Trail

Caution and Safety on the Trail

Two of the most asked questions I get from people when I tell them about my Appalachian Trail thru-hike plans are: “Will you be going alone?” and “Are you going...

Feb 14, 2019 : Karl Halvorson