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Trekking in the Shadow of Kyrgyzstan’s Peak Lenin, Day 4

Trekking in the Shadow of Kyrgyzstan’s Peak Lenin, Day 4

This is the final day of trekking for us in Kyrgyzstan this summer. It’s our 27th day taking in the sights, sounds, and smells of this amazing country, one footstep...

Aug 31, 2019 : Take a Hike Photography
Puget Pig Out

Puget Pig Out

After over two weeks through wilderness, national parks, and battling a stomach bug we are pumped to be walking the Puget Sound section of the PNT. It runs down Fidalgo...

Aug 31, 2019 : Justin Sprecher
An Ode to Returning to Trail

An Ode to Returning to Trail

My thru-hike of the Long Trail/Cohos Trail started Wednesday, August 28, at the border of Massachusetts and Vermont. Surprisingly, I wasn’t incredibly stoked that morning. This would be my third

Aug 31, 2019 : Erica Notini
Trail Magic in Tahoe – the Greatest Place on Earth

Trail Magic in Tahoe – the Greatest Place on Earth

Lake Tahoe has been a spot on the map we’ve been looking forward to since the beginning. Much like Tehachapi where Kelsey got to see her grandma and father, Cody...

Aug 30, 2019 : Kelsey & Cody
Trekking in the Shadow of Kyrgyzstan’s Peak Lenin, Day 3

Trekking in the Shadow of Kyrgyzstan’s Peak Lenin, Day 3

I wake up at 2 in the morning and need to use the bathroom, but I’m too lazy to get out of bed. At 5:30, I can’t take it anymore,...

Aug 30, 2019 : Take a Hike Photography
The Calm Before the Storm: Nearing the End

The Calm Before the Storm: Nearing the End

Almost done. Two towns lie between me and the Northern Terminus. The resupply options aren’t the best so we’ve sent packages there. The trail gods smile upon me as the...

Aug 29, 2019 : Bryan Walsh
PCT Hiker Dies after Tree Falls on Him in Washington

PCT Hiker Dies after Tree Falls on Him in Washington

A 28-year-old hiker from Germany died on the Pacific Crest Trail after a tree fell on him Tuesday near Trout Lake in Washington. Finn Bastian, of Preetz, Germany, was crossing...

Aug 29, 2019 : Hugh Owen
Trekking in the Shadow of Kyrgyzstan’s Peak Lenin, Day 2

Trekking in the Shadow of Kyrgyzstan’s Peak Lenin, Day 2

Camp One stirs to life at 3 a.m. as the first shift of climbers awakes. Breakfast is served twice to accommodate trekkers and climbers, first at 3-4 a.m. for those...

Aug 29, 2019 : Take a Hike Photography
How to Keep Yourself Safe from Chafe

How to Keep Yourself Safe from Chafe

It was a brutally hot, humid July day in Pennsylvania when Brandon “The Dude” Jacob walked past the halfway marker during his 2016 Appalachian Trail thru-hike. “It was kind of...

Aug 29, 2019 : Clay Bonnyman Evans
Lizzy’s PCT Vlog: Ashland to Crater Lake

Lizzy’s PCT Vlog: Ashland to Crater Lake

I hike from Ashland to Crater Lake on the Pacific Crest Trail and feeling very grateful. Follow our journey on Instagram @katieeeb3 and @elizabethann128. You can keep up with my playlist...

Aug 28, 2019 : Trek Vloggers