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.

It’s time for an algebraic A.T. pop quiz!
Make sure you show all your work.
And no copying off Micah, please.


Crevasses, caves and boulders oh my! Join Jimmie Jackson as he scrambles his way up Mahoosuc Notch. And then take a long nap if you need to…