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Longstride: Trail Journals

Hiking and trail journals from the Appalachian Trail, the Pacific Crest Trail, the Continental Divide Trail, and beyond.

  • By John Bafford
  • Based in United States of America
  • Roughly seven posts per month
  • First post on

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Posts per month
Month starting Posts
Jan 2024 30
Feb 2024 29
Mar 2024 31
Apr 2024 6
May 2024 0
Jun 2024 0

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Most recent posts

Day 149: Oreti Beach
The penultimate day on Te Araroa was a long walk along Oreti Beach, bookended with roadwalk in Riverton and Invercargill. I woke up this morning to a drizzle. It had dissipated by the time I …
On , by John “Longstride” Bafford, 1,537 words
Day 148: Longwood Forest and Colac Bay
With forest and mountains behind me, Te Araroa begins following the south coast of the South Island. I didn’t sleep well overnight, and accidentally turned off my alarm instead of snoozing it when it went …
On , by John “Longstride” Bafford, 1,217 words
Day 147: Longwood Forest Day 2
A second day in the Longwood Forest took me through very muddy trail to the final hut on Te Araroa. Overnight, it rained from just before midnight to sometime after 4 am. It seemed like …
On , by John “Longstride” Bafford, 1,274 words