Interview with Spruce

Banzai interviews Spruce near the end of his multi-year thruhike, going strong despite family losses and injuries during his hike.  Interview with Spruce...

2024 Internship at Sola! (Maybe you should apply?)

General Description:Internship at a Christian hospitality ministry to hikers on the Appalachian Trail in rural New York (discoversola.com) closely involved with the small (30+ members) nearby Unionville Presbyterian Church (BPC). 10 week term, flexible timing but best...

New Artwork :)

Who knew there were so many artwork opportunities at SOLA? Our summer intern, Malia, has redone and added new signs for the hostel. And for church events: We have also received new paintings from hikers to add to our art wall 🙂

Requesting TEA for Hikers

Hello! Soon we will begin a 4 o’clock afternoon tea time with hikers in order to have more opportunities for meaningful conversations. God can use a single conversation to work mighty things in people’s hearts. Please send us some of your favorite tea to...

Meeting Many New Hikers!

It has been a fruitful and busy season with meeting many new hikers – sometimes over eight a day! It is a gift to hear their stories and to encourage one another in the name of Christ. Praise God for the opportunities we have had for fellowship with Christian...