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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
And they say Virginia is Long…(Mile 900-1600)

And they say Virginia is Long…(Mile 900-1600)

*I would like to apologize for the sheer amount of tilted pictures, this was done on my moms computer and things got wonky **DOUBLE ASTERISK: if you want to see...

Jul 25, 2015 : Chris LeBlanc
The Final Push (Days 140 to 148, White Pass to Stevens Pass)

The Final Push (Days 140 to 148, White Pass to Stevens Pass)

Hey there! It’s been a few weeks since I last posted an update from the trail. Spoiler alert – Mango and I reached the border on September 15th! The internet...

Sep 23, 2021 : Vinny Tagliatela
Wrong Way Jose (Days 63 to 67, Vermillion Valley Ranch to Tuolumne Meadows)

Wrong Way Jose (Days 63 to 67, Vermillion Valley Ranch to Tuolumne Meadows)

Day 63 Start: Vermillion Valley Ranch (VVR)End: Lake VirginiaPCT Miles Hikes Today: 11.2 from VVR back to the PCT, then 5.2 PCT miles We had a great night in the...

Jun 25, 2021 : Vinny Tagliatela
Pacific Crest Trail Update: The Majesty and Indifference of the Southern Sierra (a.k.a. The Gorgeous Sierra Doesn’t Give a Shit About You)

Pacific Crest Trail Update: The Majesty and Indifference of the Southern Sierra (a.k.a. The Gorgeous Sierra Doesn’t Give a Shit About You)

A few days out of Kennedy Meadows we got word that one of our enthusiastic, experienced, and committed fellow PCT hikers was considering quitting the trail in the Southern Sierra. ...

Jun 17, 2021 : Terri Schneider
2,650 Miles of Happiness with my Mother

2,650 Miles of Happiness with my Mother

I can see her. Eyes closed, chin lifted upwards, a slight smile at the corner of her lips. My mother, whose eyes are usually open, aware, and analyzing, is standing...

Mar 9, 2021 : Tosser
How to Support Small Businesses on the AT, PCT, and CDT

How to Support Small Businesses on the AT, PCT, and CDT

Here at The Trek, we've been working on finding a way to support our small-town communities and businesses that depend on the annual influx of hikers. Below we've linked several...

Apr 22, 2020 : Sydney Brehm
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
Hiking in the Age of Coronavirus: What to Consider

Hiking in the Age of Coronavirus: What to Consider

(Updated 2:41 p.m. ET, March 19) On March 11, Barney and Sandy Mann—aka Scout and Frodo—sent an email notifying hikers who had signed up for their hostel and shuttling service...

Mar 13, 2020 : Clay Bonnyman Evans
Meet the Trail Correspondents: Season 3

Meet the Trail Correspondents: Season 3

Thru-hiking season is officially upon us. And for listeners of The Trek's podcasts, you know what that means. We're continuing onto season 3 of Trail Correspondents with an all-star team...

Feb 26, 2020 : Katie Kommer