The Great Hitchhiking Fiasco

The Great Hitchhiking Fiasco

This post is going to be short one day since you got an extra day last week. What? You didn't think that bonus day was free did you? Not sorry....

May 27, 2017 : Erica Notini

27 May 2017 Mileage AT - 315.8 miles Today's - 22.8 miles (+0.25 to hostel, +0.4 to water = total 23.45 a NEW HIGH MILEAGE) TIME - 11.66 hrs Speed...

May 27, 2017 : Larry
I’ve fallen and can’t get up

I’ve fallen and can’t get up

26 May 2017 Mileage AT - 293 miles Today - 19.6 miles Time - 11.5 hrs Speed - 1.70 mph Yep, that was me today!  I'm back solo hiking and...

May 27, 2017 : Larry
Big Bear to Hiker Heaven: PCT Portraits III

Big Bear to Hiker Heaven: PCT Portraits III

So this post is going to be a lot less bitching and whining than the last one.  No, I still haven't hit my honeymoon phase with the trail, and I'm not sure...

May 27, 2017 : Tommy Corey
On Gear: A Thru-Hike Prep Existential Dilemma

On Gear: A Thru-Hike Prep Existential Dilemma

To Find Out: Can We Hack It? In Walden, Thoreau writes: "Our life is frittered away by detail. An honest man has hardly need to count more than his ten fingers,...

May 27, 2017 : LilyMG
4 Things Female Thru-Hikers Need to Hear

4 Things Female Thru-Hikers Need to Hear

Dear Female Thru-Hikers, In 2016, I hiked the Appalachian Trail and became apparent of how my gender played a role in how my abilities were perceived. Although I hiked with my best...

May 27, 2017 : Danielle
The Final Haul

The Final Haul

And here it is. The final haul. I've been going back and forth with my gear, over and over again debating what I can leave behind and what I can...

May 26, 2017 : Emily Elizabeth
Hiking Your Own Hike

Hiking Your Own Hike

At the pace we've been making on the Pacific Crest Trail, its hard not to be passed by so many other thru hikers. Everyone else, at least to my eyes,...

May 26, 2017 : Kerstin A. La Cross
Leaving the Trail Excited

Leaving the Trail Excited

I did almost 800 miles.  That's worth something, right?  So I didn't finish my thru hike.  Why did I leave and what does that mean for me? To be honest,...

May 26, 2017 : Heather Q
Ode to Joy

Ode to Joy

You Speak English? My husband and I have spent the majority of our three year marriage living in other countries.  Most often our communication with one another is one of...

May 26, 2017 : Heather Q