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Quarantine Dreams: 11,000 Miles in 2022

Quarantine Dreams: 11,000 Miles in 2022

“If your dreams don’t scare you, you aren’t dreaming big enough.” I first came across this quote in an interview I read somewhere with one of the greatest adventure athletes...

Mar 25, 2021 : Carl Stanfield
Backpacking in America as a Person of Color: Hikers Share Their Experiences

Backpacking in America as a Person of Color: Hikers Share Their Experiences

Just a couple miles past the Mason-Dixon line during his Appalachian Trail thru-hike, Daniel White, aka The Blackalachian, and a female hiking partner decided to camp at Pen Mar Park....

May 14, 2020 : Clay Bonnyman Evans
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
When Hiking a Long-Distance Trail Is the Road to Recovery

When Hiking a Long-Distance Trail Is the Road to Recovery

While serving in Iraq in the early 2000s, Will Robinson was rummaging through a box of books when he found an unlikely distraction: A guide to hiking the Pacific Crest...

Jan 9, 2020 : Clay Bonnyman Evans
Here’s How Trails Have Become Important Boosters for Local Economies

Here’s How Trails Have Become Important Boosters for Local Economies

Sustained by more than half a century of vigorous growth, outdoor recreation has become one of the largest economic sectors of the American economy. Hiking, biking, hunting and fishing, water

Nov 25, 2019 : Clay Bonnyman Evans
How to Volunteer on The Triple Crown Trails This Summer

How to Volunteer on The Triple Crown Trails This Summer

National Trails Day is right around the corner and you should be making your plans to ensure you're on a trail in some way, shape, or form on June 1st....

May 28, 2019 : Becky Booroojian
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
Meet Jeffrey “Legend” Garmire, The Guy Who Hiked the Triple Crown (7,600 Miles) in Eight Months

Meet Jeffrey “Legend” Garmire, The Guy Who Hiked the Triple Crown (7,600 Miles) in Eight Months

TRIVIA QUESTION: How many people have hiked the entirety of the Appalachian, Pacific Crest, and Continental Divide Trails- better known as the Triple Crown of Hiking? Answer: 258* Two hundred

Oct 26, 2016 : Zach
Ten Reasons I Am Excited for My Hike

Ten Reasons I Am Excited for My Hike

Ten reasons I am excited to attempt the calendar year triple crown of hiking in 2022! 7,500+ miles of hiking but only the top ten made the cut

Feb 11, 2022 : Isaac Nesbitt
Walking Distance #09 | Hiking with Kids ft. Gayheart Family, Percy Family & Heather Balogh Rochfort

Walking Distance #09 | Hiking with Kids ft. Gayheart Family, Percy Family & Heather Balogh Rochfort

In this episode of Walking Distance presented by The Trek and hosted by Blissful Hiker (Alison Young), we are joined by Jason Gayheart, Heather Balogh Rochfort, and Kayla and Fynleigh...

Jun 22, 2021 : Jackie Marusiak