The End of Pennsylvania: Days 19-23

Mile 194.4 - 270.4, 5/20-5/24 Day 19: 6 miles Hamburg, PA to Windsor Furnace Shelter We left the hotel rather late, which was fine since Devin had to wait for the Post Office to open anyway. We went into the Port Clinton Barbershop, where the owner allows hikers to hang out. He even gives out …

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Getting Used to PA: Days 12 – 18

Miles 101-194.4, Lisburn Rd., PA to Hamburg, PA Note: Apparently I'm really bad at getting these blog posts out on a regular schedule! If you want more frequent updates, make sure to follow me on Instagram. Day 12: 11.2 miles Lisburn Rd. to Darlington ShelterOn my zero day with my parents, it rained pretty much …

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Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike Gear 1: Clothes

Gear. When you're hiking 2000+ miles for 6ish months, everything you're taking with you has to be carefully considered, with the pros and cons of each item carefully weighed, usually literally. Or at least that's what I and all the other thru-hiker-hopefuls are telling ourselves as we sit at computers for hours researching. We should …

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