What Does an Appalachian Trail Ridgerunner Do?

The question of the day for the past 15 weeks has been, “Oh, you’re a ridgerunner? What does a ridgerunner do?”  Well, besides running (usually not literally) across ridges of the Appalachian mountains, we willingly eat Knorr Pasta sides and Poptarts every single day. We live outdoors, rain or shine, snow or sizzle, all the … More What Does an Appalachian Trail Ridgerunner Do?

Most Important Question: Where’s the Beer?

This article is simply a comprehensive list of craft beer found on and near the Appalachian Trail.  Download a printable PDF. **Indicates on site brewing The numbers before each listing are the northbound mile markers. 53 – Hiawassee, GA – Bacchus Beer & Growlers 110 – **Franklin, NC – Lazy Hiker Brewing and Rock House … More Most Important Question: Where’s the Beer?

Hiking alone together

Are you questioning whether a solo hike is for you?  Maybe you’re afraid of being “alone in the woods”. Or are others trying to persuade you that it’s dangerous to hike the Appalachian Trail alone?  Guess what!?  Statistics are very much on your side. You’ll be fine!  You may have heard the phrase, “hike alone, together”. … More Hiking alone together