Lindsay’s Reflections on the Appalachian Trail – Part 2

If you missed the first half of my (Lindsay) thoughts on our 2014 Appalachian Trail Thru Hike click HERE. If you want to read part two then click "Continue Reading" down below. The worst part of the trail was that I had lost 15lbs. It sucked. I know, there aren't many girls who complain about … Continue reading Lindsay’s Reflections on the Appalachian Trail – Part 2

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Lindsay’s Reflections on the Appalachian Trail – Part I, The Good Days

Wow, it's hard to summarize the thoughts of 5 months of hiking into a single blog post, but here it goes! (I'll make sure it isn't too long.) Hiking the Appalachian Trail isn't something I'd ever considered. Ever. In fact, until recently I didn't even know what it was. Being from Saskatchewan - the flat … Continue reading Lindsay’s Reflections on the Appalachian Trail – Part I, The Good Days

Our Last Day on the Appalachian Trail

“Guys, I can see the road!” We spent 5 long, hard days to see this road. The story of us summiting Mount Katahdin and finishing our 2014 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike starts 15 trail miles south of the infamous wooden sign on the top of Katahdin. This is the point where the trail crosses the Golden … Continue reading Our Last Day on the Appalachian Trail

The 100 Mile Wilderness of Maine

The infamous 100 Mile Wilderness of northern Maine, the only thing standing between us and the base of Mt Katahdin. What is the 100 Mile? It is advertised as an isolated and remote stretch of virgin wilderness through marshy moose bog habitat with easy rolling terrain connecting pristine lakes. The idea of hiking completely through … Continue reading The 100 Mile Wilderness of Maine

The Maine Appalachian Trail; Sep 9th (1887mi) to Sep 21st (2070mi)

Maine. My home state, the final state on the northbound Appalachian Trail, the second longest state on the AT and arguably the most primitive and natural section of trail on the entire 2200 mile journey. Within miles of crossing the New Hampshire border we came face to face with what we call the most difficult … Continue reading The Maine Appalachian Trail; Sep 9th (1887mi) to Sep 21st (2070mi)