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A Really Big Sky: Thru-Hike Prep in the Northern Rockies

A Really Big Sky: Thru-Hike Prep in the Northern Rockies

What started out as an arduous slog through several inches of fresh snow has become something else. I'm practically sprinting now. Powder is flying in every direction, my feet relentlessly...

Dec 13, 2018 : Brandon Riesenbeck
These Are A Few of My Greatest Fears

These Are A Few of My Greatest Fears

"Are you going to bring a gun?"That's the first thing pretty much anyone I've told about this hike has asked me, especially when they hear that I'm hiking part of...

Jun 16, 2022 : Katie Quinn
Palmetto Trail Day 14 – Blue Wall Passage

Palmetto Trail Day 14 – Blue Wall Passage

My hosts treated me to a full breakfast this morning before giving me a ride back to the trailhead.  Today's walk will be 11 miles to the Foothills Equestrian Nature...

Apr 6, 2022 : MAV
Foothills Trail Day 3

Foothills Trail Day 3

Sumter National Forest MM 28.80  Upper Whitewater Falls Parking 11 miles Spider Hello South Dakota.....wait.....why am I in South Carolina with snow and wind this morning? Woke up to frost

Mar 13, 2022 : MAV
What It Means to Be the Finnisher

What It Means to Be the Finnisher

"What's your name?" "Finnisher." Oh, he must be really serious, thought Goose. "Where are you from?" "Finland." How I Became Finnisher In 2015 I was studying to become a ballet...

Feb 14, 2022 : Finnisher
The Boy Who Blew Off The Mountain (Days 40 to 48, Tehachapi to Kennedy Meadows)

The Boy Who Blew Off The Mountain (Days 40 to 48, Tehachapi to Kennedy Meadows)

Day 40 Start: Hwy 58 / TehachapiEnd: Walker Pass / RidgecrestPCT Miles Hikes Today: 3.5 up, 3.5 down Well, we’re certainly starting off this new section with a bang. I...

May 28, 2021 : Vinny Tagliatela
Waking Up (Days 23 to 29, Big Bear to Wrightwood)

Waking Up (Days 23 to 29, Big Bear to Wrightwood)

Day 23 Start: Highway 18 / Big BearEnd: Holcomb CreekPCT Miles Hikes Today: 19.8 Big Bear was another awesome trail down - though quite a bit bigger than Idyllwild, we...

May 8, 2021 : Vinny Tagliatela
Guess Who’s Back?

Guess Who’s Back?

Alright, we're back! This time, to hike the Pacific Crest Trail! It's been almost 4.5 years since my last blog post as I finished the Appalachian Trail, and what a...

Mar 31, 2021 : Vinny Tagliatela
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
Comfortably Uncomfortable: The Search to Feel at Home

Comfortably Uncomfortable: The Search to Feel at Home

The who's, the what's, and the why's of another long walk. Why I would choose to spend another hiking season carrying my home, heart, and pack for 2,600 more miles.

Jan 30, 2021 : Hiccups