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Chaunce’s AT Vlog #11: Erwin – Hampton

Chaunce’s AT Vlog #11: Erwin – Hampton

In this video we hike from from Erwin to Hampton (miles 343.9 - 419.6). Easy decides to taunt the weather and we end up hiking through more snow. We stay...

Apr 30, 2019 : Trek Vloggers
Campo to Idyllwild: Days One to 12

Campo to Idyllwild: Days One to 12

We have not been out here quite two weeks, and we have not hiked even 200 miles, but the PCT has already dealt its share of ups and downs.  First-day...

Apr 30, 2019 : Jessica Tinios
Single Track and Thunder in the Burro Mountains

Single Track and Thunder in the Burro Mountains

On the way out of Lordsburg, Josh and I loaded up on water at Saucedo’s Grocery, then made a stop at the post office. At 11 a.m. we headed into...

Apr 30, 2019 : Pilar Schmidt
Gear Review: Mountainsmith Zerk 40L Fastpack

Gear Review: Mountainsmith Zerk 40L Fastpack

The Zerk 40L Fastpack is a brand new pack from Mountainsmith designed in conjunction with backpacking athlete Tom Gathman, aka the Real Hiking Viking. It was built for a Fastest...

Apr 30, 2019 : Carl Stanfield
Top of Georgia Hostel on AT Closed for Rest of 2019

Top of Georgia Hostel on AT Closed for Rest of 2019

Top of Georgia Hiking Center, an Appalachian Trail icon for years, closed Wednesday, May 1, until Jan. 1, 2020, for what owner Bob "Sir Packs A Lot" Gabrielsen called a...

Apr 30, 2019 : Hugh Owen
Day 23: Nary a Moist Footsie in Sight

Day 23: Nary a Moist Footsie in Sight

Day 23: 22.3 Miles It is cold this morning, so I pull out my tiny stove and make my last packet of bulletproof coffee. I found the pouches under the...

Apr 30, 2019 : Leah King
What I Eat on the AT

What I Eat on the AT

I need to eat a lot of food out here. Sadly, it's not all the best food, but I need every bite I can get. I carry three to five...

Apr 30, 2019 : Scott Benerofe
Becoming Present on the PCT

Becoming Present on the PCT

It felt like a whirlwind of activity at the Southern Terminus on my start day of April 23, and somehow I was in the midst of it. Lots of eager...

Apr 30, 2019 : Daya
Stories from the Trail: Tyler “Hiking Prodigy” Lau, First Person of Color to Hike Calendar Triple Crown

Stories from the Trail: Tyler “Hiking Prodigy” Lau, First Person of Color to Hike Calendar Triple Crown

Raising Awareness Triple Crown Style Some trail names demand a backstory, while others need no explanation. When you meet someone called Billy Goat or Legend, for instance, it's safe to...

Apr 30, 2019 : Gary Sizer
Trail Correspondents Episode #6 | Expectations vs. Reality (Group 1)

Trail Correspondents Episode #6 | Expectations vs. Reality (Group 1)

To prepare for a thru-hike is to spend months reading blog posts, watching videos, and following social media accounts trying to absorb as much information for your forthcoming journey as

Apr 29, 2019 : Zach