Chris Gallaway

Author Articles

Why We Go: What Drives Someone to Hike 2,000-plus miles from Georgia to Maine?

What inspires thru-hikers to tackle the A.T.? For Chris Gallaway, the answer is simple: love.

A.T. Dispatch: The Last Hundred Miles

Chris Gallaway on the last hundred miles before finishing his northbound thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail.

A.T. Update: Thru-hike interrupted by tragedy

Chris Gallaway's thru-hike interrupted by tragedy

Appalachian Trail Dispatch: Virginia is for Limpers

In his latest dispatch from his Appalachian Trail thru-hike, Chris Gallaway falls into the hiker's trap of going too far, too fast. Will the consequences end his thru-hike?

Appalachian Trail Dispatch: Family

Chris Gallaway checks in from his Appalachian Trail thru-hike with his sixth installment, Family, in which his loved ones join him in the Grayson Highlands.

Appalachian Trail Dispatch: Spring!

Chris Gallaway checks in with his fifth dispatch from his Appalachian Trail thru-hike.