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The Comedown from Katahdin

The Comedown from Katahdin

It's been about a month since I finished my thru-hike. I've been wanting to write---wanting to put into words what it all meant to me, but I've struggled to pick...

Oct 12, 2018 : Audrey Payne
The Maryland Challenge – It’s Type 2 Fun

The Maryland Challenge – It’s Type 2 Fun

Maryland (Sept. 12 - 13) 14 hours, 38 minutes The following will describe my experience as well as provide an additional five tips that may aid you in the Maryland...

Oct 12, 2018 : Jenni Thompson
Solo Woman: How I Got Good at Being by Myself

Solo Woman: How I Got Good at Being by Myself

Perhaps it started with my journey to Amicalola Falls without a companion, or even a year prior on my first solo road trip to North Carolina and the Blue Ridge...

Oct 11, 2018 : Erin
Back in the Black: The Basics

Back in the Black: The Basics

Ten things you should always have and seven things you should always practice.

Oct 11, 2018 : Tim
Smokebeard’s Final PCT Gear List and Review

Smokebeard’s Final PCT Gear List and Review

A lot of people have asked me about gear---how many pairs of shoes did I go through, did my tent leak, how was my backpack, that sort of thing.  Here's...

Oct 10, 2018 : Smokebeard
Celebrating My 1,000 Miles in Ten Pictures

Celebrating My 1,000 Miles in Ten Pictures

To celebrate the first 1,000 miles under my belt, I decided to pick ten pictures---five showcasing the beauty of the trail and five showcasing the funny, behind-the-scenes moments. If a...

Oct 10, 2018 : Allison DiVerde
Finding a SOBO Party on the Trail

Finding a SOBO Party on the Trail

After hiking the first half of the trail solo, I enjoyed a more social week on trail after crossing the halfway mark. Of course, my definition of a "party" might...

Oct 10, 2018 : Kreg Moccia
Privilege and Thru-Hiking: Food for Thought

Privilege and Thru-Hiking: Food for Thought

I've done a mountain of research in the past few months preparing for my March thru-hike start date. This research has allowed me to observe some trends in the outdoor...

Oct 10, 2018 : Phoebe
Stunning Views and New Friends

Stunning Views and New Friends

Hi, folks, for the second time this evening. It’s gonna be a shorter post  than usual, thanks to my previous post about safety on the trail. That means only 8,000...

Oct 7, 2018 : Ruth Morley
Here’s Why I Won’t Get Lost on the AT

Here’s Why I Won’t Get Lost on the AT

Recently, a woman from our city became separated from her daughter during just a short “walk in the woods” in the Smokies.   Like many, I was carefully watching the...

Oct 7, 2018 : Ruth Morley