Tina Mullen

East coast-based writer and backpacker trying not to get lost in the woods.

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100-Mile Wilderness Designated International Dark Sky Park

100-Mile Wilderness Designated International Dark Sky Park

The International Dark-Sky Association (IDA) recently designated the Appalachian Mountain Club’s (AMC) Maine Woods property an International Dark Sky

Jun 3, 2021 : Tina Mullen
The Homeplace Restaurant Closes Permanently

The Homeplace Restaurant Closes Permanently

The Homeplace Restaurant, a thru-hiker favorite in Catawba, VA, is shutting down permanently after a 10-month closure amid the COVID-19

May 27, 2021 : Tina Mullen
Activist Locks Herself to Crane, Blocking Mountain Valley Pipeline

Activist Locks Herself to Crane, Blocking Mountain Valley Pipeline

Yesterday, construction on the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) in Newport, Virginia was slowed when an activist locked herself to construction

Apr 21, 2021 : Tina Mullen
Backcountry Guide Killed in Grizzly Bear Attack Near Yellowstone

Backcountry Guide Killed in Grizzly Bear Attack Near Yellowstone

Carl Mock, a 40-year-old backcountry guide and photographer, was mauled by a grizzly bear near Yellowstone National Park on Thursday afternoon. After

Apr 20, 2021 : Tina Mullen
Walking Toward Peace: Cindy Ross on Veterans Healing in the Outdoors

Walking Toward Peace: Cindy Ross on Veterans Healing in the Outdoors

Cindy Ross is a triple-crowner, writer, and founder of River House PA, a non-profit dedicated to taking veterans outdoors. Her new book, Walking

Apr 15, 2021 : Tina Mullen
Emily Ford Completes Historic Winter Thru-Hike of Ice Age Trail

Emily Ford Completes Historic Winter Thru-Hike of Ice Age Trail

Emily Ford completed a winter thru-hike of the Ice Age Trail on March 6th, 2021 after 69 days on trail. She is the second person—and the first

Mar 16, 2021 : Tina Mullen
Mud, Rocks, Blazes: Heather Anderson on Her New Book (Plus a Giveaway)

Mud, Rocks, Blazes: Heather Anderson on Her New Book (Plus a Giveaway)

Heather "Anish" Anderson's latest book, Mud Rocks, Blazes: Letting Go on the Appalachian Trail is available for purchase on March 1, 2021. Win a free

Mar 1, 2021 : Tina Mullen
As Trail Days Moves Forward, Hikers Wonder About Safety

As Trail Days Moves Forward, Hikers Wonder About Safety

The town of Damascus, Virginia is tentatively moving forward with plans to host its annual Trail Days festival this summer, despite the Appalachian

Feb 17, 2021 : Tina Mullen
Brood X Cicadas to Emerge on Appalachian Trail After 17 Years

Brood X Cicadas to Emerge on Appalachian Trail After 17 Years

This May, billions of periodical cicadas will emerge from the soil in the eastern United States after 17 years underground, including in Appalachian

Feb 15, 2021 : Tina Mullen
Who Was “Mostly Harmless”? Identity of Deceased Hiker Uncovered

Who Was “Mostly Harmless”? Identity of Deceased Hiker Uncovered

After years of investigation by authorities and amateur online sleuths, the identity of the deceased Appalachian Trail hiker known by the trail name

Jan 28, 2021 : Tina Mullen