28 Results for "leave no trace"

Announcing: The Inaugural Season of The Trek Ambassador Program, Now Accepting Applications

Announcing: The Inaugural Season of The Trek Ambassador Program, Now Accepting Applications

Thru-hiking in 2020?  Let's chat! The Trek is looking for a handful of thru-hikers to showcase through their social media channels in 2020.  Specifically, we're looking to feature those who...

Jan 6, 2020 : The Editors
Snow Traces, Old Faces, New Places

Snow Traces, Old Faces, New Places

It’s July and Colorado still has a lot of snow, which puts me in a bit of a predicament. I’ve already skipped the San Juans and the West Collegiate route...

Jul 7, 2019 : Bryan Walsh
Out of the Sand and into the Snow

Out of the Sand and into the Snow

On the day that Josh and I left Ghost Ranch we dillydallied, slow to wake up, to pack, to say goodbye to friends who weren’t heading north, to leave. The...

Jun 26, 2019 : Pilar Schmidt
Bears, Noro, and Lyme: What to Worry About (or not) on Your Thru-Hike

Bears, Noro, and Lyme: What to Worry About (or not) on Your Thru-Hike

So, you’re planning to head out on trail for a long walk. Maybe even a thru-hike of one of the Triple Crown trails — the Appalachian Trail, Pacific Crest Trail,...

Feb 25, 2019 : Clay Bonnyman Evans
Continental Divide Trail Gear List: The Essentials & More

Continental Divide Trail Gear List: The Essentials & More

What gear should I bring on the Continental Divide Trail? A brief look into my packing list, and a comparison between the gear for the this trail and for my...

Mar 29, 2024 : Katie Jackson
Backpacker Radio #230 | Bennett Lee on Caving and His Calendar Year “Half” Triple Crown, Plus Rachel’s Colorado Trail Hike

Backpacker Radio #230 | Bennett Lee on Caving and His Calendar Year “Half” Triple Crown, Plus Rachel’s Colorado Trail Hike

In today’s episode of Backpacker Radio presented by The Trek, we are joined by Bennett Lee, an avid caver, backpacker, and photographer. This year Bennett attempted the calendar year triple...

Dec 4, 2023 : Backpacker Radio
Wildlife on the CDT: What You’ll See and How To Be Respectful

Wildlife on the CDT: What You’ll See and How To Be Respectful

Bird song on the breeze, a rustle in the willows, a shriek in the night.  You’re positive you’ve just heard the call of a fully mature sasquatch. The long trails...

Jul 31, 2023 : Deirdre D Rosenberg
The beginning of the end: My seven year journey to triple crown.

The beginning of the end: My seven year journey to triple crown.

On April 27th, 2023, three of my closest friends and I will be stepping foot in the desert of the southern United States and walking north toward Canada. Beginning the...

Apr 8, 2023 : Shem Wiseman
Six Habits for My CDT Thru-Hike

Six Habits for My CDT Thru-Hike

 James Clear’s book Atomic Habits is an absolute must-read and a book that gave an incredible amount of actionable guidance.  As I’ve started to visualize my thru-hike, I wanted to...

Feb 11, 2023 : Daddy Warbuck$
Introduction and 2023 Plans

Introduction and 2023 Plans

      INTRO Let's start with the basics. My trail name is Hippie, and my pup is Haywood! We started long-distance hiking back in 2018 and have spent 6...

Jan 18, 2023 : Hippie and Haywood