Thru-Hiking Culture

This Week’s Top Instagram Photos from the #AppalachianTrail

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,...

Aug 17, 2017 : Elizabeth Kennedy
This Week’s Top Instagram Photos from the #AppalachianTrail

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,...

Aug 8, 2017 : Elizabeth Kennedy
How to Elevate Your Hitchhiking Game

How to Elevate Your Hitchhiking Game

After five rainy days on the trail, you’ve reached the road and you can practically feel the cold beer hitting the back of your throat, washing down the big bite...

Aug 7, 2017 : Michael Dax
Can’t We All Just Get Along

Can’t We All Just Get Along

So far the biggest surprise I've encountered out here isn't bears or weather, it's the division within this community of crazy hikers. It started several weeks ago when a kid...

Aug 4, 2017 : KT Saunders
This Week’s Top Instagram Photos from the #AppalachianTrail

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,...

Aug 1, 2017 : Elizabeth Kennedy
Examining the Thru-Hiker Dropout Rate (Part II)

Examining the Thru-Hiker Dropout Rate (Part II)

Invalid Lists and Sick Call: Forced home by illness Hiking while sick is horrible. I’ve done it, and I don’t look forward to doing it again. I can think of...

Jul 28, 2017 : Steven
This Week’s Top Instagram Photos from the #AppalachianTrail

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,...

Jul 25, 2017 : Elizabeth Kennedy
Trail Casualties: Examining the Thru-Hiker Dropout Rate (Part I)

Trail Casualties: Examining the Thru-Hiker Dropout Rate (Part I)

It's a known fact that the majority of people who set out to take on a thru-hike won't finish. Despite this, defeat and injury are two important subjects which are...

Jul 19, 2017 : Steven
This Week’s Top Instagram Photos from the #AppalachianTrail

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,...

Jul 18, 2017 : Elizabeth Kennedy
He’s Fine and so am I: Perspective of the Spouse Left At Home

He’s Fine and so am I: Perspective of the Spouse Left At Home

The following is a guest post courtesy of Jessie Wild. Have a story to share? Submit it Having said that, I always suspected that one day a big wilderness adventure...

Jul 17, 2017 : Guest Post