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Now Is the Time for a Change

Now Is the Time for a Change

Why Now? What better way to spend a Sunday morning than hiking in the woods with my husband and making plans about how to make this crazy dream a reality....

Sep 28, 2019 : Turtle
Am I Maximizing My Lifespan? – Sierra High Route – Day 4

Am I Maximizing My Lifespan? – Sierra High Route – Day 4

  Cirque Pass: fun in name only Woke up feeling good. Started the day with one easy mile on the JMT before turning right to go over Cirque Pass. Something...

Sep 28, 2019 : Amelia Downs
How the Dream Began

How the Dream Began

Freedom, self-reliance, challenge, life-changing, dream-fulfilling, difficult, exciting. These are just a few words I use to describe both the hike and my reasons for wanting to do

Sep 28, 2019 : Turtle
The Unexpected Beauty of the Appalachian Trail

The Unexpected Beauty of the Appalachian Trail

Hello! It has again been far too long since I wrote a blog update. To bring anyone who's wondering up to speed, I have now completed the trail! I summited...

Sep 27, 2019 : Lucy (Hermione)
AT Soul-Searching

AT Soul-Searching

Today, 09/26/2019 It's officially my last week up here in the Fraser Valley so I went on a solo hike to clear my head. I've been having trouble staying present...

Sep 26, 2019 : Alicia Pacalo
Wind River My Route

Wind River My Route

“I found the perfect hike,” Cricket sent in a text along with a link to a video. “It’s called Wind River High Route (WRHR), roughly 80 miles, there will be...

Sep 26, 2019 : Peanut
[Poll] Have You Hiked the Long Trail? Tell Us About Your Experience!

[Poll] Have You Hiked the Long Trail? Tell Us About Your Experience!

So you hiked the Long Trail—congrats! Here at The Trek we are proud of you for making it through Vermont along those rugged, hilly 273 miles. Now please tell us...

Sep 26, 2019 : Jenna Duesterhoeft
Congrats to These 2019 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers: September 19 – September 25

Congrats to These 2019 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers: September 19 – September 25

Congratulations to all of the incredible 2019 finishers out there! Whether it is your first thru, or you've added another notch to your long-distance-backpacking belt, your accomplishment deserves to

Sep 25, 2019 : Rachel S
Congrats to These 2019 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers: September 19 – September 25

Congrats to These 2019 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers: September 19 – September 25

Congratulations to all of the incredible 2019 finishers out there! Whether it is your first thru, or you've added another notch to your long-distance-backpacking belt, your accomplishment deserves to

Sep 25, 2019 : Rachel S
Three Reasons Why

Three Reasons Why

Why did you decide to hike the Pacific Crest Trail? Here are my top three reasons. There's at least one more, but I'll leave that for another post. I only...

Sep 24, 2019 : Richard Humphreys