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Hiking Home: AT Days 80-82

Hiking Home: AT Days 80-82

Lott Road to Waywayanda Shelter, 16.7 milesAfter a fun and restful evening at the house, Mr Rogers and I were ready to get back to it the following morning. My...

Jun 23, 2021 : Max Kiel
Filthy/Gorgeous (New Jersey and New York)

Filthy/Gorgeous (New Jersey and New York)

Stop me if you've had this dream before: as a fully grown adult, you have to relive a random year of school. Perhaps because of some technicality you have to...

Jun 22, 2021 : Austin Hays: Goblin
Southern Virginia

Southern Virginia

After a fun and tiring weekend at Trail Days, we were ready to hit the trail and start exploring Virginia. The Grayson Highlands Shortly after setting out from Damascus, we...

Jun 22, 2021 : Kara and Nick
From Maine to Colorado – Thoughts Before Heading West

From Maine to Colorado – Thoughts Before Heading West

It’s a familiar feeling. The preparation stage. Logistics, excitement, nerves, butterflies, gear finalization, planning, etc.. Soon enough, I’ll be on my way to start a thru-hike of the Colorado

Jun 22, 2021 : Kaylin
Appalachian Trail SOBO Miles 60-115

Appalachian Trail SOBO Miles 60-115

I was warned by several hikers that the terrain in the second half of the 100-Mile Wilderness would get much tougher, but the trail itself would have fewer roots and...

Jun 21, 2021 : Ellie Tillma
The Truth About On-Trail “Miles Guilt”

The Truth About On-Trail “Miles Guilt”

It’s in every book. It’s mentioned in videos and in conversation. “Hike your own hike” — but what does that phrase even entail? When it comes to ‘hiking your own...

Jun 20, 2021 : Steph Strickland
Five Delicious Backcountry Recipes I Found While Long-Distance Hiking

Five Delicious Backcountry Recipes I Found While Long-Distance Hiking

When it comes to eating on-trail, there can be quite a range of dedication to the craft. Some hikers carry top-of-the-line stove systems with pre-made meals and recipes, others are...

Jun 20, 2021 : Steph Strickland
The One Thousandth [AT mile 859.5-1104.6]

The One Thousandth [AT mile 859.5-1104.6]

Day 70: 12.4 miles from Paul C. Wolfe Shelter to Calf Mountain Shelter Day 71: 6.7 miles to Wildcat Ridge Parking Area Day 72: zero w/my best friend in Waynesboro,...

Jun 18, 2021 : Ann Marie White
AT Days 78 & 79

AT Days 78 & 79

Backpacker's Site to Gren Anderson Shelter, 26.8 milesMr. Rogers and I were up and ready to hit the trail by 7 AM, with our sights set on the Gren Anderson...

Jun 18, 2021 : Max Kiel
AT (The New Era) – WV to PA – Journey Across 2016 – 2021 Week 15

AT (The New Era) – WV to PA – Journey Across 2016 – 2021 Week 15

- Harpers Ferry WV to Fayetteville PA -   There is much rich history associated with Harpers Ferry. A short walk from the Quality Inn to downtown was enjoyed. A...

Jun 16, 2021 : Chad Thome