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General, Support ATC

“National Monument or National Park?”

Recently I posted an article about the Bears Ears National Monument controversy.  I used the story to urge readers to be diligent in protecting our parks and wilderness areas, such as the...

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General, Support ATC

“Bears Ears – But Who’s Listening”

Editorial Note:: This article, in substantially the same form, was published previously at Blue Ridge Outdoors   UPDATE:  Since the publication of this article, Secretary of the...

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About the AT, Bruce's Thru-hike, Support ATC

The First Donation to the RTK Challenge

Recently I have made a few posts focused not about my thru-hike as an epic adventure, but as a way to “give back.”  When I decided to undertake this journey I also decided to...

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About the AT, Support ATC

Jennifer Pharr Davis

If you listened to any of the podcasts about the preparation for my hike, you know that my buddy “Mighty Blue” enjoys questioning the wisdom of my decision to start in late...

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About the AT, Support ATC

2,190.9

Earlier this month, the Appalachian Trail Conservancy announced that the official length of the AT for 2018 would be 2,190.9 miles. Last year the distance was 2,189.1 miles. I wonder if I...

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Bruce's Thru-hike, Support ATC

RTK’s AT CHALLENGE 

    We have fallen heirs to the most glorious heritage a people ever received, and each one must do his part if we wish to show that the nation is worthy of its good fortune.  ...

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