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Testing Therm-a-Rest’s New Ultralight Sleep System

Testing Therm-a-Rest’s New Ultralight Sleep System

I recently spent a few days backpacking through Wyoming's Wind River Range with Therm-a-Rest as they debuted their new, sub-two-pound ultralight sleep system. We Therm-a-Rest's new ultralight

Aug 30, 2018 : Maggie Slepian
Mailbag with Jennifer Pharr Davis: Should the Entire Crawford Family Have Been Allowed to Summit Katahdin?

Mailbag with Jennifer Pharr Davis: Should the Entire Crawford Family Have Been Allowed to Summit Katahdin?

Welcome to Mailbag with The Pursuit of Endurance is available now. Have a question for an upcoming Mailbag? Email [email protected] and we’ll pass it on. If your question is chosen for our next

Aug 30, 2018 : Jennifer Pharr Davis
All the Things I Miss, but I’m Willing to Wait For

All the Things I Miss, but I’m Willing to Wait For

If you check out my Instagram you will see smiles, laughs, and beautiful scenery. All of which is true. I am loving the adventure that the Appalachian Trail provides, but...

Aug 30, 2018 : Mackenzie
Near the Knife’s Edge: A Wild Washington Welcome

Near the Knife’s Edge: A Wild Washington Welcome

It’s like this - we wake up one morning and there it is, the Washington gray sky, fog over the pond, dew on my sleeping bag. I had kinda figured...

Aug 30, 2018 : Heather Pearson
365 Days Later: Scratching and Clawing My Way Back

365 Days Later: Scratching and Clawing My Way Back

Let me tell you, folks, during the past 52 weeks,  I often doubted that I'd ever see the AT again.   At this time last year,  I had to give up...

Aug 29, 2018 : Ruth Morley
Seattle-Area Hiker Missing Since Aug. 1: Authorities Suspend Search

Seattle-Area Hiker Missing Since Aug. 1: Authorities Suspend Search

Authorities have suspended a three-week search for Sam Sayers, 28, a Seattle-area hiker reported missing Aug. 2 after going for a solo day hike in the Vesper Peak area of...

Aug 29, 2018 : Andrea Davis
Physical Preparation for Mountaineering

Physical Preparation for Mountaineering

This is the second installment in our series about tackling technical ascents and the basics of mountaineering. Read the first one here: Physical Preparation for Mountaineering As the great

Aug 29, 2018 : Carol Copeland
Thru-Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail with a Hammock

Thru-Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail with a Hammock

The Pacific Crest Trail weaves through environments ranging from desert floor to 10,000-foot mountain passes, and everything in between. On the surface, this seems that finding places to camp in...

Aug 29, 2018 : Chris Guynn
Karel Sabbe Breaks the Appalachian Trail Supported Fastest Known Time (FKT)

Karel Sabbe Breaks the Appalachian Trail Supported Fastest Known Time (FKT)

Karel Sabbe set out to break the record for the set by Karl Meltzer in 2016.  The fastest overall time on the AT belonged to Karel Sabbe (@karelsabbe) on Aug...

Aug 29, 2018 : Andrea Davis
Some of My Favorite Gluten-Free Foods while Thru-Hiking

Some of My Favorite Gluten-Free Foods while Thru-Hiking

Gluten-free food options aren’t as tough to find in everyday life as it used to be but there is still room for improvement in the hiking world. It’s a world...

Aug 29, 2018 : Ashley Samuel