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Appalachian Trail, Hiking, News

2019 Thru Hiker Profile: Hugs and Fecteau

The 2019 Appalachian Trail thru-hiking season has begun, and at The Kosher Backpacker, we want to profile long distance hikers of interest. There’s nothing more near and dear to my...

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Appalachian Trail, Hiking, News

Court Denies Pipeline on AT in Virginia

(RICHMOND, Va.) — A federal appeals court on Monday denied a request to reconsider a ruling throwing out a permit for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline to cross two national forests, including...

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Appalachian Trail, Weekly Parsha

Matot-Masei: Promises

This parsha contains the most voluminous treatment of vows in Torah. In common parlance, we think of a vow (in the Hebrew, neder) as a commitment made using G-d’s name.  We ascribe...

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Appalachian Trail, News

Conservation deal protects 10,000 acres in Western Maine

The Trust for Public Land, partnering with the Maine Appalachian Trail Land Trust and the U.S. Navy, announced that more than 10,000 acres along the Appalachian Trail in the mountains of...

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Appalachian Trail, Featured, Weekly Parsha

Daughters of Tzelafchad: Women’s Voice in the Wilderness

This week’s parsha is Pinchas, Numbers 25:10 – 30:1 There is a candidate for a state house race here in Maine, she’s what I’d call a “super...

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