Josh Widdowfield

26 year old backpacker based out of Harper’s ferry West Virginia, the halfway point of the Appalachian trail. After two different LASHs (long ass section hikes) on both the Appalachian trail, and pacific crest trail. I’m ready to start talking about them, and my new journeys. Hiking the Florida trail in 2023

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A Solo Sobo Experience On The Florida Trail

A Solo Sobo Experience On The Florida Trail

Packing up the last of my things, I’m reminded of a familiar feeling. A feeling that I’ve had two times before. It’s a dreamy feeling, like I’m

Jan 26, 2023 : Josh Widdowfield
I Had My Gear Stolen On A Thru-Hike

I Had My Gear Stolen On A Thru-Hike

It’s when we’re at our worst that the generosity of others really means the most. As I was finishing up my hike in Oregon, I decided to take a

Dec 10, 2022 : Josh Widdowfield
Ever Wonder What Its Like To Live In A Trail Town?

Ever Wonder What Its Like To Live In A Trail Town?

As the warm, busy summer days get shorter, the hikers become less. The town quiets, but people still come around, because there’s still beauty to

Dec 1, 2022 : Josh Widdowfield
My Name’s 301, a Hiker and Trail Angel

My Name’s 301, a Hiker and Trail Angel

As I traveled on the Appalachian Trail in 2021, I had no idea what was in store for me. My name is 301 (three oh one) I’m a hiker, and trail angel.

Nov 20, 2022 : Josh Widdowfield
The Power Of The Mind

The Power Of The Mind

The problem, is that it might not go away. Instead, you learn how to manage it. Eventually you learn how strong you really are.

Nov 16, 2022 : Josh Widdowfield