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Fontana Dam & The Smokies

Fontana Dam & The Smokies

          FONTANA DAM After I got back on trail from my quick detour to Trail Days, I hiked into Fontana Dam. This was such a fun...

Jun 15, 2021 : Annemarie Athey
AT (The New Era) – Roller Coaster – Journey Across 2016 – 2021 Week 14

AT (The New Era) – Roller Coaster – Journey Across 2016 – 2021 Week 14

- route 522 to Harpers Ferry MD -   Starting at dawn, 2.5 miles was travelled. A fenced area with a newer dual board bridge next to it came into...

Jun 14, 2021 : Chad Thome
AT Days 74-77

AT Days 74-77

Port Clinton Pavilion to Allentown Shelter, 22.3 miles I slept surprisingly well inside the pavilion, and was ready to hit the trail by 7. I followed the trail to the...

Jun 14, 2021 : Max Kiel
Appalachian Trail SOBO: Mile 0-59

Appalachian Trail SOBO: Mile 0-59

The unfortunate part about hiking the Appalachian Trail Southbound is that you must begin with Mount Katahdin, or “Mother K” as the Northbounders call her. The climb up Mount Katahdin...

Jun 13, 2021 : Ellie Tillma
Superlatives: Miles 0-400

Superlatives: Miles 0-400

When it comes to writing, Charles Bukowski once said, “if it doesn’t come bursting out of you in spite of everything, don’t do it. Unless it comes unasked out of...

Jun 12, 2021 : Faith Breads
Faceplant – Your Trail Ended Too Soon

Faceplant – Your Trail Ended Too Soon

Yesterday, I got a note from the wife of a man named Alan Stuart whom I met on trail back in Georgia. She was worried because she had not heard...

Jun 11, 2021 : Kat Tracks
Long Time No See

Long Time No See

It’s been a while since my last post and so many things have happened in that period of time, but the biggest thing is that I had to take a...

Jun 11, 2021 : Avry
Mistakes and Miracles:  677.7 miles on the Appalachian Trail

Mistakes and Miracles: 677.7 miles on the Appalachian Trail

The ego is a son of a bitch. I just hiked over 677 miles of the Appalachian Trail, but my brain and body only tell me stories of failure for...

Jun 10, 2021 : Jennifer Kimble
AT (The New Era) Journey Across 2016 – 2021 Shenandoahs 2 Week 13

AT (The New Era) Journey Across 2016 – 2021 Shenandoahs 2 Week 13

- Elkton, VA to Tom Floyd Shelter - As 5:30 AM hits, the unavoidable, waking up early happens. Heading to the office and getting some coffee starts the morning perfectly....

Jun 9, 2021 : Chad Thome
AT Days 71-73

AT Days 71-73

Duncannon to Yellow Springs Campsite, 24.8 miles I left the hostel by 7 AM and I continued following the trail through town for about a mile, before a long bridge...

Jun 9, 2021 : Max Kiel