Lotta Road, Little Trail Through a Dusty Land

Lotta Road, Little Trail Through a Dusty Land

This past stretch from Pie Town to Grants consisted of a lot of road walks.  “Road walk” is a broad term as there are a few different kinds of roads...

May 20, 2018 : Brian Cornell
Through the Lava Fields and the New Mexico Heat

Through the Lava Fields and the New Mexico Heat

May 16: 16 Miles Well, we did eventually make it out of Pie Town after pie for breakfast and some more chores were completed. We headed out on a road...

May 20, 2018 : Nick Cornell
How to Be an Internet Hiker: Free Tips for Pajama Blazers

How to Be an Internet Hiker: Free Tips for Pajama Blazers

Step 1: Have some backpacking experience. That one time, when you were 12? And went with your scout group? That oughta do it. No need to actually know what things...

May 19, 2018 : Notebook
Heat, Rain, and a Celebration Off Trail

Heat, Rain, and a Celebration Off Trail

Day 48 (19.5 miles) Daleville, Va., to Bobblets Gap campsite (mile 748) It was a late night last night doing video editing and uploading to YouTube, maybe four hours of...

May 19, 2018 : Dan Coy
Rain Delay and Dangerous Flooding

Rain Delay and Dangerous Flooding

Well, the trail is always teaching lessons and the lesson we’re being taught on day one is adapting and being flexible. We made it across the Potomac River up to...

May 19, 2018 : Julie Wilson-Freeman
A Tramily’s Fave Trail Moments, Food, and Songs

A Tramily’s Fave Trail Moments, Food, and Songs

Today seems like it has lasted about a week and it is only midafternoon. We woke up this morning at a campsite 0.4 miles from the Highway 18 trailhead parking...

May 19, 2018 : Taylor Weixl
Second Time Around, and the Trail Feels So Familiar

Second Time Around, and the Trail Feels So Familiar

My goal in 2017 was to thru-hike the PCT. After only 650 miles, I decided to call it quits. There were a number of factors that played into my decision...

May 19, 2018 : Adam Ryan
Book Two, Chapter Two – Welcome to the Mojave

Book Two, Chapter Two – Welcome to the Mojave

After forcing ourselves to take a full 24-hour break at Hiker Heaven, we reluctantly trudged out and headed north. Since we left at lunchtime, we only planned to do half...

May 18, 2018 : Smokebeard
Back on Track After Brief Recovery From an Injury

Back on Track After Brief Recovery From an Injury

May 2-18 Days 28 to 44 (17 days) Cajon Pass to Acton KOA, Calif. Miles 342 to 444.3 (102.3 hiked) Kilometers 550.4 to 715 (164.6 hiked) Seven zeros (five spent...

May 18, 2018 : Annette 'The Rainbow'
Georgia, Georgia, Georgia! You Were Spectacular

Georgia, Georgia, Georgia! You Were Spectacular

How time flies! Seems like it was just a few days ago that I was sitting in my flat studying for exams and wistfully daydreaming about the trail. But now...

May 18, 2018 : Meghan Costello