Take a (Day)Hike: Climbing Mountains Before Work

Take a (Day)Hike: Climbing Mountains Before Work

Constantly getting stronger. Looking for new stretching routines and training suggestions.

Nov 19, 2019 : Jacob Myers
AT SOBO 2019: Tennessee Vortex Is Strong

AT SOBO 2019: Tennessee Vortex Is Strong

I have officially walked home from Maine. I brought six of my smelly new friends with me. Leaving Damascus, I just had this feeling.  All of a sudden it hit...

Nov 18, 2019 : Logan Roark
My Journey from Polo to YOLO

My Journey from Polo to YOLO

Change #1 It was senior year of high school, Lil Wayne was blaring through the speakers of my Chevy HHR as I drove to my private Christian school. Something was...

Nov 18, 2019 : Emily and Parkes
History of the Great Divide Trail

History of the Great Divide Trail

The First Nations have called this part of Western Canada home for more than 10,000 years, developing a rich and varied culture throughout the region. Today, the Great Divide Trail...

Nov 18, 2019 : Kelly McDonald
PCT-Inspired Playlists

PCT-Inspired Playlists

A few years ago, I was passing through Death Valley in late January. While I was at the visitors center, I asked the ranger about trail conditions on Wildrose Peak....

Nov 18, 2019 : Richard Humphreys
Trail Angel Spotlight: The Trekking Twins

Trail Angel Spotlight: The Trekking Twins

While the average age of trail maintainers on the Appalachian Trail keeps getting older, there are two octogenarians who don't let age get in the way

Nov 18, 2019 : Bloodhound
Backpacking Ouachita National Forest; Arkansas’s Eagle Rock Loop

Backpacking Ouachita National Forest; Arkansas’s Eagle Rock Loop

“Come to the woods, for here is rest.” ― John Muir A few weeks back Kaci and I celebrated our 10th anniversary. We decided we would spend prepping for the Appalachian...

Nov 18, 2019 : Kristopher McDill
Albania from North to South

Albania from North to South

Albania was a big question mark on our itinerary. Under a communist dictatorship until the end of the 1980s, the country was one of the most closed off in the...

Nov 18, 2019 : Deux Pas Vers L Autre
Gear Review: Sea to Summit Flame UL Women’s 15-Degree Sleeping Bag

Gear Review: Sea to Summit Flame UL Women’s 15-Degree Sleeping Bag

The Sea to Summit / Flame UL Women's (15°) is a warm, ultralight mummy bag. There are no unnecessary features like mat attachments or extra zippers. Instead, it is made...

Nov 18, 2019 : Samantha Olthof
Pride is the Heaviest Thing You Don’t Know You’re Carrying

Pride is the Heaviest Thing You Don’t Know You’re Carrying

My pack was too heavy. My midsection was too puffy. But what happens when the heaviest thing you're carrying with you on a thru-hike is your pride?

Nov 18, 2019 : Sarah Rogers