Category: Appalachian Trail

Appalachian Trail, Trekking

How To Get to Springer Mountain & Home from Katahdin for (almost) Free!

This article first appeared on TheTrek. Introduction This article is going to tell you how to get to the start of your thru-hike and home again for almost free by “travel hacking”. More specifically, I will explain how to use airline reward programs to fly to/from Atlanta, GA and to/from Bangor, ME  and pay only …

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How (and Why) I’m Hiking the Appalachian Trail in 100 Days

This post originally appeared on TheTrek.co The Appalachian Trail spans nearly 2,200 miles from Georgia to Maine. The average time of completion is between 4 and 6 months with a pace of 12-20 miles per day plus a day (or two) off per week. Walking that distance is a feat in and of itself, which …

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How’d You Get Time Off To Hike The AT?

This post first appeared on TheTrek.co. When you tell people you’re planning to hike over 2,000 miles in a single trip, they understandably have lots of questions. It is, after all, a rather enormous undertaking that is simply unheard of to the general public. While the popularity of the Appalachian Trail has continued to increase …

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AT Countdown: 100 DAYS!

December 15 marks exactly 100 days until I begin my thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail on March 25, 2018 at Springer Mountain in Georgia. This is significant because my goal is to complete the entire 2200-mile trail in 100 days (or less!), meaning that with each passing minute there is less time remaining until I …

Appalachian Trail

I’M HIKING THE APPALACHIAN TRAIL!

I’m very happy to announce that I’ll be hiking the Appalachian Trail, all 2,190 miles of it, starting in March 2018! I will be writing both here and on TheTrek.co about my preparation, gear, and trail life from now until I finish, but it will not be all I write about. I will continue my trailrunning …

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