Bad days on the trail are bound to happen.
But always remember: Don’t Lose Heart.
And also remember: There’s probably an all-you-can-eat Chinese buffet in the next town…


Soon after the big adventure begins you’ll realize…big adventures hurt! Don’t worry though, Megan Maxwell’s here for a pep-talk.


An Appalachian Trail thru-hike is full of many challenges.
But this is the Maine one.
Sorry for that.

The problem with risk is, it’s risky. But the good thing about doing something awesome is…you’re doing something awesome.
Nancy Shepherd explains.

We’ve checked the math. It all adds up.
1 strand of barbwire + 48 stitches + 2,184 miles=1 tough hiker.

Gather round the campfire and grab yourself a heaping helping of Sasquatch-approved cheesy tomato pasta!
Though, um, sorry about the fur. The Sasquatch doesn’t believe in hairnets.