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Trail Days and Tramilies

Trail Days and Tramilies

I didn't think crossing the Bridge of the Gods would have as big of an impact as it did. It's just another part of the trail, right? Nope. Crossing the...

Oct 16, 2018 : Madi Landrum
One Month Later – recovering from the PCT

One Month Later – recovering from the PCT

If you're looking for another story of swashbuckling adventure, filled with daring pickup truck hitches, pictures of snowy peaks and musings on the proper way to eat couscous, this won't...

Oct 16, 2018 : Smokebeard
What Do You Do When the Trail You Love Gets Abusive?

What Do You Do When the Trail You Love Gets Abusive?

I left Shaw's with 85 miles left to do in the 100 Mile Wilderness carrying five days food.  A food drop was scheduled four days in.  I hiked up Barren...

Oct 16, 2018 : George Turner (Old Growth)
To Katahdin… and Beyond! We Did It

To Katahdin… and Beyond! We Did It

On Sept. 16, 2018, we summited Mount Katahdin and concluded the most surreal, beautiful, and challenging experience of our lives. The last day felt like a dream. The five-mile stretch...

Oct 15, 2018 : Kelsy Filler
How I Fell in Love with Shenandoah

How I Fell in Love with Shenandoah

Shenandoah National Park was one of my most enjoyable stretches of the Appalachian Trail. Constant views, well-maintained trails, plentiful wildlife, and easy resupply.  To top it all off, a chance

Oct 15, 2018 : Kreg Moccia
What a Long, Strange Trek It’s Been (NY, NJ, and PA)

What a Long, Strange Trek It’s Been (NY, NJ, and PA)

Every day has been an adventure since I returned to the trail after my surgery. I’ve now hiked over 1,000 miles, and the trail continues to surprise me. New York...

Oct 14, 2018 : Paul Monsen
What I Learned from Leaving the PCT with 300 Miles Left

What I Learned from Leaving the PCT with 300 Miles Left

After 2,350 miles, I ended my 2018 Pacific Crest Trail flip-flop this week at Crater Lake. It wasn’t where I was planning on finishing, but excruciating tendinitis in my right...

Oct 13, 2018 : Janel Gazelle
The Trail Changes You. It’s Supposed To

The Trail Changes You. It’s Supposed To

That's why we go out there, you know. That's why we seek out the solitude of the wilderness over and over again. Because it changes us; we need it to....

Oct 13, 2018 : Socked In
Mom, Please Never Let Me Hike the Appalachian Trail

Mom, Please Never Let Me Hike the Appalachian Trail

“Mom, please never let me hike the Appalachian Trail. There will come a day when I will want to hike the Appalachian Trail, but you must not let me.” This...

Oct 13, 2018 : Charlotte Huebner
OneFoot’s AT Adventure: It’s Life on Steroids

OneFoot’s AT Adventure: It’s Life on Steroids

"You're out there for days, weeks and months by yourself where you have nothing to deal with other than your own thoughts, dreams and especially who you are as a...

Oct 12, 2018 : Cheryl and Ray Galli