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How New Hampshire Taught Me the Different Roads of Life

How New Hampshire Taught Me the Different Roads of Life

I know I keep writing about the Appalachian Trail and my blog is under the PCT section of blog writers. I will eventually be hiking the PCT and will be...

Dec 15, 2019 : Shaggy
Trevor’s Eternal Trail

Trevor’s Eternal Trail

This is a guest post courtesy of Doug Laher. Doug's son, Trevor, passed away on March 27, 2020, during his PCT thru-hike. Writer's Note: Trevor slipped on a patch of...

Apr 1, 2020 : Guest Post
Trail-Related Closures, Reopenings Due to COVID-19

Trail-Related Closures, Reopenings Due to COVID-19

(Updated 7 a.m.. MT, May 28) The Trek is committed to providing the latest news on trail-related closures, postponements, and cancellations due to the COVID-19 outbreak. If you know of...

Mar 18, 2020 : Clay Bonnyman Evans
I Tabled My 2020 PCT Thru-Hike Because of Coronavirus

I Tabled My 2020 PCT Thru-Hike Because of Coronavirus

Time flies when you're (not really) having fun. Three days ago I posted the rest of my gear for the PCT. Two days ago I made a plan to send...

Mar 16, 2020 : Maggie Slepian
Planning My Second Thru-Hike: Purpose and Whimsy

Planning My Second Thru-Hike: Purpose and Whimsy

After completing your first long distance hike, it is common to go through several “hiking phases”. I experienced three such phases after completing my Appalachian Trail thru-hike, and these phases...

Feb 29, 2020 : Will Peterson
Am I Ready? Psst, I Better Be!

Am I Ready? Psst, I Better Be!

It's been a year and a half of preparing for this 2,653-mile journey. One and a half years that have absolutely FLOWN by. I've gotten my permits, my passport, taken...

Feb 22, 2020 : Stef "Blaze" Bolivar
Poop Problems and Bad Bear Hangs: Is Leave No Trace Working?

Poop Problems and Bad Bear Hangs: Is Leave No Trace Working?

The roots of Leave No Trace, a set of principles designed to promote conservation of land and water resources impacted by outdoor recreation, go back more than half a century,...

Oct 26, 2019 : Clay Bonnyman Evans
Meet the Thru-Hiking Artists Inspired by the Appalachian Trail

Meet the Thru-Hiking Artists Inspired by the Appalachian Trail

Rebecca “V-Dub” Harnish One spring day in 2018, Tina Tempest, owner of the Quarter Way Inn hostel near Ceres, VA, noticed one of her guests sitting at the table creating...

Jul 7, 2019 : Clay Bonnyman Evans
Take Two: Getting Ready for My Second Thru-Hike

Take Two: Getting Ready for My Second Thru-Hike

I'm thru-hiking the Pacific Crest Trail this year, and it isn't my first rodeo. Thank god for that, because I have no idea how I would pull off my hike...

Apr 27, 2019 : Kate Richard
Riding the Roller Coaster – Shakedown Hike on the Virginia AT

Riding the Roller Coaster – Shakedown Hike on the Virginia AT

Right after I graduated college in 2016, I had a failed attempt at section hiking the New Hampshire AT. This hike failed for a few different reasons: my pack was...

Apr 9, 2019 : Liz Archibald