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Hike the Appalachian Trail through a sweetsmelling forest of

Hike the Appalachian Trail through a sweetsmelling forest of


Hike the Appalachian Trail through a sweet-smelling forest of balsam fir and moss on

Hike the Appalachian Trail through a scenic stretch of NC's Pisgah National Forest near the Overmountain

The Appalachian Trail crosses a rustic wood bridge in a gorgeous autumn-hued forest on Siler Bald

The Art Loeb Trail treks through a beautiful, sweet-scented balsam fir forest at the base of Black Balsam Knob

Hike the Appalachian Trail through a mossy, high-elevation forest at Roan Mountain in

Appalachian Trail: Unicoi Gap to Chattahoochee Gap in GA

How to Follow a Trail: Blazes and Trail Anatomy - Section Hikers Backpacking Blog

Backpack the Appalachian Trail from Dicks Creek Gap to Bly Gap at the Georgia / NC state line, visiting a gnarled old oak tree

Not-So-Dismal Creek: Shakedown Hike Part I

Hiking into the woods along a blazed trail.

Hike the Appalachian Trail from Mooney Gap to Albert Mountain in North Carolina

The Appalachian Trail can be quite peaceful when hiked during a weekday.

The Appalachian Trail just north of Elkswallow Wayside & Picnic area.

Toccoa River: hike the Benton MacKaye Trail to the river's banks near Blue Ridge,

A great hike parallels the ridge line and climbs at a 'gentle' rate or

Where I live, high elevations mean boreal forest, fog, and sunshine breaking through

Appalachian Trail: Sams Gap to Spivey Gap

Life on the trail returned to a small community. The circus of thru hikers that was the southern states had diminished into a few core ambitious souls who ...

Hike the Benton MacKaye Trail through a lush, mossy forest near Blue Ridge, GA

Jake the snake might have been stepped on by another hiker.

April 26th – Jerry's Cabin Shelter to a tent site near Rector Laurel Road


Eventually we ended our 15.7 mile day after 13 hours of hiking, the hardest and longest 15.7 miles I've done the entire trail. But probably also the best!

I still think of the many fleeting friends and moments from the AT for motivation when I find myself in challenging situations.

Great Smoky Mountains National Park: Clingmans Dome via Appalachian Trail

Making my way through the boulder field

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The trail had been long and hard for all of us, but we were all here. We all had hiked this ...

A Week on the Appalachian Trail

max patch max patch green tunnel

Devils Courthouse. The hike reaches the end of the paved trail ...

Some kind and generous soul left some mushrooms in a yellow bag.

All smiles and views after my first Whites summit

Appalachian Trail: US 522 to Ashby Gap

Devils Courthouse

Danger Zone!

AT Day 125 – Rain and low miles

Hike to Fall Branch Falls, a family and kid-friendly hike near Blue Ridge

Great Smoky Mountains National Park: Tricorner Loop

There's nothing like August in the Blue Ridge!

Homeless man at height of the land

We hadn't hiked far when we found ourselves hiking through a sweet smelling field. There is a unique scent of the grassy fields here.

Pigpen is hiking as an ambassador of the ministry, A Christian Ministry in the National Parks (ACMNP). She is an amazing woman, with a huge joyful heart.

Loving the above treeline hiking and pine forest smells!

Butler-Montville Trail Bridge over Lake Valhalla Tributary

North Carolina's Mountains To Sea Trail

It was super hard to settle for the beans and rice, when the thought of pizza or burgers was on our minds, but alas, it would do.

The Appalachian Trail parallels Skyline Drive thru most of the Shenandoah National Park. Here's one

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Taylor snapped a picture from the top of the mountain, down into the valley below.

Appalachian Trail: Newfound Gap to Davenport Gap. This 30.3-miler in ...

Ever since starting the trail in Georgia, you constantly hear about how beautiful and how demanding the White Mountains are. Mt Mooseilauke was my “welcome ...

Climbing down Mooseilauke the trail was as steep as this waterfall

Great Smoky Mountains National Park: Clingmans Dome to Silers Bald via Appalachian Trail. Bag four scenic peaks in ...

Gwen Hughes on the Appalachian Trail somewhere in Maine, 1991. Foto by Ron Roman

Few places in ...

Appalachian Trail marker at the north end of the Shenandoah National Park

American Beech Hemlock Trail

William & Gwen's daughter Morgan starts the AT in March 2015. She's on foto left as Weasley & her friend Margaret aka Witch, also from Seattle, ...

The ...

From Tellico Gap, take the AT 1.4 miles to the Wesser Bald Tower, and

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It was super hard to settle for the beans and rice, when the thought of pizza or burgers was on our minds, but alas, it would do.

The White Trail is turning into a pleasant peaceful walk on a wide woods road. As we walk we hear Black-Capped Chickadees, a Northern Flicker and a Hairy ...

Great Smoky Mountains National Park: Balsam Mountain Trail. Trek deep into the Smokies on ...

The h ike started at Bunny Flats trail head. The sky was clear but the air was hot. We wasted no time in gaining elevation arriving at an old stone hut just ...

Eagle Rock, Pacific Crest Trail

It's amazing the old friends I've been able to meet with along the trail!

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Appalachian Trail: Fontana Dam to Newfound Gap

The rest of the day was so scenic and incredibly difficult. Mt Garfield and South Twin Peak felt like twice the size they actually were based on how steep ...

Ruins of the old Sarver Homestead along the Appalachian Trail in Virginia, May 1991.

Yellow Trail

These huge cairns really came in handy on a clear day…

Birch Trees Line AT

While overnighting alone in the Big Thicket National Preserve, I suddenly remembered that the area is believed by many to be the state's epicenter for ...

We are absolutely in love with the moutains. We LOVE the beauty of creation that surrounds us on a daily basis.

Suzannah The Happy Camper on the AT ~~ Photograph by Robert Sutherland

We will offer a beginning mountain biking class on a trail that is relatively smooth with some obstacles, inclines and declines, ...


Blue Trail Trail end

Your experience outdoors is just as important. Be proud of who you are and what your body has done for you. I know I'm proud of mine.

Mar 14 Training for an A.T. thru-hike

A lush, multi-layered forest with a Ponderosa pine canopy

Coyote Trail

Fall Branch Falls on the Benton MacKaye Trail Map, Directions & Details

Good trail into the wet woods Foggy walk on ...

Walking through the ever-present melding of civilization and natural landscape in the Piedmont

Getting back up on her Horse. Morgan aka Weasley, picture left, on the PCT in Washington. Mara H. on picture right. Foto by Noll, August 2015.


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