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Hike Your (Dog’s) Own Hike :: What It Really Means To Plan A Thru Hike With Your Dog

The Appalachian Trail runs 2,180 miles, from Springer Mountain, GA to Katahdin, ME. Each year, up to 2,000 people attempt to “thru-hike” the entire length of the AT (hike the entire trail in one, continuous outing) – a trek that on average takes five to seven months. 1,057 more words
Canine

Day 20, March 30th

Today was a good day.

We got up early, had breakfast at the lodge, and got dropped off back at Wayah Bald. We didn’t go up to the tower yesterday, so that’s where we started the day, today. 484 more words

Day 19, March 29th

So. Cold.

I’m pretty sure it got down to 14 Kelvin last night. Surprisingly, I stayed quite warm in the hammock. I wore my down jacket and pants as well as a down hood and I was fine. 585 more words

Day 18, March 28th

Today was a tough day for me. I woke up early so I could get back to Franklin in time to return the rental car without any extra fees. 721 more words

The Last 12 Days

First things first, the new Indiegogo campaign is live!

There’s been a lot going on the last 12 days, definitely enough to justify not posting another update in that time. 695 more words

Thru-Hike

Availability Change

There have been 2 changes in our Holiday Closings.  Please click HERE to review our availability.

Backpacking

What's in a trail name?

One of the most exciting things about the first few weeks of the trail for me was the prospect of getting my trail name. Some people choose their names before they leave for the trail to avoid potentially embarrassing or unfortunate monikers, but I wanted the trail to name me. 396 more words

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