It was the worst – best idea ever!

It was the worst – best idea ever!

Last year was spent training every day for this year’s AT adventure. Part of my training was starting every day with a hot cup of coffee and reading the Trek....

Jul 16, 2019 : JC Van Etten
Dodging the Virginia Blues and More Than Half Way There

Dodging the Virginia Blues and More Than Half Way There

Virginia tends to be a love it or hate it state for many thru-hikers. The daunting number of miles that are ahead, the terrain and the increasing heat and humidity...

Jul 16, 2019 : David
Wetfoot & Arry. Vol 6. Days 11&12: Rain and Mountains

Wetfoot & Arry. Vol 6. Days 11&12: Rain and Mountains

Day 11. 9.9 miles. It rained off and on all night.  I woke up at 430am, and decided to get a head start on the day. The forecast I have...

Jul 16, 2019 : Katherine Boy
SOBO Experiences on Katahdin and in the 100-Mile Wilderness

SOBO Experiences on Katahdin and in the 100-Mile Wilderness

Miles One - 114.5 Climbing Katahdin After a restless night at the AT Lodge, I was more excited than a kid on Christmas morning to climb Katahdin. I knew it...

Jul 16, 2019 : Lauren Brewer
This Week’s Top Instagram Posts from the #AppalachianTrail

This Week’s Top Instagram Posts from the #AppalachianTrail

Welcome to the weekly roundup of the best Instagram photos of hiker trash and treasures on the Appalachian Trail. Summer is in full swing. That means AT hikers are getting...

Jul 16, 2019 : Tasia (StinkyCheez)
Days 18-20: Transitions, Composting Toilets, and Oprah

Days 18-20: Transitions, Composting Toilets, and Oprah

Life lesson: enjoy the transitions of life, don’t fear them. They may lead to a better future. Kennedy Meadows to Lone Pine on the PCT.

Jul 16, 2019 : Cecelia Taylor
Julie (Garden State)’s Appalachian Trail Vlog #29: 100-Mile Wilderness to Katahdin

Julie (Garden State)’s Appalachian Trail Vlog #29: 100-Mile Wilderness to Katahdin

From the 100-Mile Wilderness to Katahdin on the Appalachian Trail. We were #19 and #20 to make it to Katahdin!! Stay in touch on Facebook Check out my playlist on...

Jul 15, 2019 : Trek Vloggers
The Best Outdoor Gear Deals of the Week: Week of 7/15

The Best Outdoor Gear Deals of the Week: Week of 7/15

Happy hiking to everyone hitting the trails this week. Check out this week's deals for a last-minute item or two to round out your gear list. This features minor

Jul 15, 2019 : Rachel S
Moose, Snow, Mosquitoes, Oh My!

Moose, Snow, Mosquitoes, Oh My!

The I've been hiking trail that is all new to me the past few days. Even though the mosquitoes are bad I feel like I’m no longer hiking through anything,...

Jul 15, 2019 : Bryan Walsh
Canada to Stevens Pass: Getting Started

Canada to Stevens Pass: Getting Started

I'm off to a solid but wet start.

Jul 14, 2019 : Becky Booroojian