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In Hindsight

In Hindsight

In our Upper Goose Pond Cabin that are free to stay and if planned right, could be a great day off in the woods. In our entire 200+ days on...

Oct 16, 2017 : Alex and Amanda
Congratulations to these Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers!

Congratulations to these Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers!

Congratulations, you made it! Pacific Crest Trail and Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers are crossing the finish line, and we cannot wait to hear your stories! Whether you are a NOBO, SOBO,...

Oct 16, 2017 : Ben Barrett
Journals From The Hundred Mile Wilderness – Night Three

Journals From The Hundred Mile Wilderness – Night Three

The following are excerpts straight from my journal as Shaaades and I, two run down North Bounders, trudged through the last Hundred Mile section before Mt. Katahdin. In these journals...

Oct 16, 2017 : Lil Wayne
“Overloaded” Backpack, Outdated Gear, and Trail Names

“Overloaded” Backpack, Outdated Gear, and Trail Names

As I rolled into Therm-a-Rest Prolite Women’s sleeping pad, took my Therm-a-Rest pillow.  I reached in for my food bag that I believe held three days worth of food, plus...

Oct 15, 2017 : Carol Copeland
Let Me Go Where I Feel Most Alive!

Let Me Go Where I Feel Most Alive!

Hey ya’ll!  My name is Carol, or more commonly known as “Overload” on the trail.  I’m from South Carolina and I just can’t get enough of the mountains, so much...

Oct 15, 2017 : Carol Copeland
The Dirt on the Trail: Chapter 18

The Dirt on the Trail: Chapter 18

Last Day in the 100 Mile Wilderness There was a beautiful sunrise over Jo-Mary Lake before I got my day started. We planned on hiking to 22 miles, so I...

Oct 15, 2017 : Stubbs
The Basic Bro’s Big Three

The Basic Bro’s Big Three

Being Basic According to the Kelty Cosmic 20 There is endless debate about what rating your sleeping bag needs to be in order to hike the AT. The cliff notes...

Oct 15, 2017 : Brandon Chase
My Food Bag Shakedown

My Food Bag Shakedown

I plan to thru-hike the AT in 2018. I am a novice hiker and decided it would be smart complete a shakedown of my gear and food choices. From October...

Oct 14, 2017 : Cindy Stewart
Let the Countdown Commence!

Let the Countdown Commence!

It is 6 months (ish) until I set foot on the Appalachian Trail to attempt a NOBO thru hike!  As I write this from my apartment, 7500 miles away from the...

Oct 13, 2017 : Caitlin Williams
Because when you’re making huge life decisions, why not make another one?

Because when you’re making huge life decisions, why not make another one?

My name is Rachel and I am thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail solo northbound in 2018. I am a 22 year old recent college graduate with no idea what the future...

Oct 13, 2017 : Rachel Meltzer