Funny backpacking comment

As you may know, a thru-hiker hikes an entire long trail like the 2184 mile steep mountainous Appalachian Trail. Hopeful Hiker once said: “Thru-hiking is easy–except for the hiking part.” If something humorous ever happened while hiking or backpacking, please send it to  I’ll let you know some of them, and a prize will be […] Read more »

A great backpacking story

Funny stories about backpacking, hiking and the Appalachian Trail are coming in to the funny hiking story contest. Here’s a riotous one from the well known Circuit Rider who tells us about how someone got their trail name while backpacking the Appalachian Trail: “Sherlock and I were hiking with Hopeful one misty morning in Georgia, […] Read more »