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Are the Triple Crown Trails Getting Some Much Needed Recovery? It’s Complicated.

Are the Triple Crown Trails Getting Some Much Needed Recovery? It’s Complicated.

Every year, millions of people step onto the country’s long-distance trails, but this year many sections of the AT, PCT, and CDT remain dormant. The disappointing start to the 2020...

May 14, 2020 : Alex Murphy
The USA Is Closed!

The USA Is Closed!

The global pandemic hasn’t only forced the closure of the Appalachian Trail, effectively to all non-Americans, it also means the USA is closed too! My Canadian feelings aren’t hurt in...

May 12, 2020 : Dudley
Stages of Grief

Stages of Grief

Let me begin by saying that I am not in any way comparing my loss to those who have lost loved ones. When we think of grief we automatically think...

Apr 30, 2020 : Turtle
How It Feels Postponing Your Thru-Hike

How It Feels Postponing Your Thru-Hike

My dream of hiking the Appalachian Trail has ended up controlling many aspects of my life.

Apr 22, 2020 : Sydney King
Now What? Start with Three Simple Steps

Now What? Start with Three Simple Steps

Moving Forward after a Dream Deferred Nearly two months ago (though it feels like much longer) I shared a bit of the painful story of why I wasn’t going to...

Apr 21, 2020 : Becca
Backyard Adventures: In Search of Fat Man’s Misery

Backyard Adventures: In Search of Fat Man’s Misery

Just a little man looking for a big man's cave.

Apr 12, 2020 : Jacob Myers
The Elephant in the Room

The Elephant in the Room

OK. Anyone else feeling emotional about having to chuck your dreams, planning, finances, etc., into the wind this year? Yeah, me either. (LIES LIES LIES) I am sure I am...

Apr 8, 2020 : Gwen
Mo Debt Mo Problems: Budgeting for the Triple Crown

Mo Debt Mo Problems: Budgeting for the Triple Crown

Current events are bringing me down, so instead I'm focusing on one of our greatest achievements as a family: budgeting. Stay Debt Free! Our 17-year-old daughter, Sierra, recently wrote the

Apr 7, 2020 : Mindi Bennett
People Are a Reflection of the Land

People Are a Reflection of the Land

And in turn the landscape is a reflection those people. It is a concept that I have thought on often over the years. More than a static reflection, both the...

Apr 7, 2020 : Robert Duddy
Eat It, Just Eat It: Feeding a Family of Six on a Thru-Hike

Eat It, Just Eat It: Feeding a Family of Six on a Thru-Hike

Our family of six spent six months and three weeks hiking the PCT in 2019. Before the hike, most of us had no opinion about what to eat on the...

Apr 6, 2020 : Mindi Bennett