Monthly Archives: May 2019

AT Hiker Food Options and Reality from Rose “Comics” Turner AT ’18

AT Hiker Food

What do you eat out there? While canned foods can still be great for car camping, we’ve come a long way from carrying heavy cans for longer backpacking trips. Throughout most of the Appalachian Trail, I would resupply in various towns every 3-5 days or so. For the most part, there’s no need to carry […]

Simplification – The Art of Carrying Less on the A.T.

Rose Turner’s Thoughts from the Appalachian Trail A thru-hike is an extended meditation on the art of simplification. While the exact contents or weight of your pack are far from being the only determinant in whether you will succeed in your intended thru-hike, the combination of what you carry in your pack, your head, and […]