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

The Slackpack Experiment; Aug 7th to Aug 19th

As you may have surmised from the previous couple posts, we did not have the best mental state going into the last 1/3 of our Appalachian Trail thru hike. Our feet hurt, we had less then spectacular scenery and to be perfectly honest we simply were not having fun anymore. We had just spent two … Continue reading The Slackpack Experiment; Aug 7th to Aug 19th

The Halfway Hangover

In the previous post, I had briefly mentioned something I wanted to write a little bit more about to share a more in-depth version of our Appalachian Trail experience. It seemed like after hitting Harper's Ferry, which is the traditional and iconic halfway point of the Appalachian Trail, both Lindsay and I became consistently more … Continue reading The Halfway Hangover

Made it to New England!

Hey everyone, so we've actually made it into New England, even though we are bad bloggers and haven't updated since the Mason-Dixon line. We're trying to get caught up and we're sorry that we haven't been good at doing better updates. It's crazy how busy you are on the trail and on a zero day … Continue reading Made it to New England!