Inspiration

Made to be Broken: the Karl Meltzer Story

Made to be Broken: the Karl Meltzer Story

‘Made to be Broken’ is a film about Karl Meltzer falling down. Watch this incredible video here But then, it might be more appropriate to say that Red Bull’s documentary...

Apr 13, 2017 : Maggie Wallace
Age is Just a Number: Interview with Grey Beard, Attempting Record for Oldest AT Thru-Hiker

Age is Just a Number: Interview with Grey Beard, Attempting Record for Oldest AT Thru-Hiker

"Happiness is the key to staying in good health. If you aren't happy with what you're doing, age will catch up to you. You'll really feel your age." -Dale "Greybeard"...

Mar 31, 2017 : Maggie Slepian
The Trail Karma Initiative: Give More, Get More

The Trail Karma Initiative: Give More, Get More

The following post is courtesy of the here.  The principle of karma says that life revolves around a system of cause and effect. If one person does something good (no...

Mar 29, 2017 : Guest Post
Tales from the Trail: Hiker Videos Volume II

Tales from the Trail: Hiker Videos Volume II

Welcome to our second installment of Tales From the Trail, where we post straight-from-the-trail (or pre-trail...) video updates from our 2017 bloggers. This week we get a new crew of thru-hiker

Mar 22, 2017 : The Editors
6 Thru-Hiking Photographers You Need to Be Following

6 Thru-Hiking Photographers You Need to Be Following

Capturing pretty pictures from the backcountry requires only a camera and a desire to explore. Consistently snapping jaw-dropping, eye-catching, or otherwise standout photos, however, necessitates

Mar 19, 2017 : Zach
Class of 2017, Go Get ‘Em!

Class of 2017, Go Get ‘Em!

2016 Thru-Hiker Tailspin here! Well, I dropped off the face of the blogging world in Virginia during my hike last year. I can explain. My main focus during my hike other than...

Mar 2, 2017 : Ben Moster
Introducing “Tales from the Trail”: Our New Video Blogger Series

Introducing “Tales from the Trail”: Our New Video Blogger Series

We're excited to announce the start of a brand new video series here at The Trek: our biweekly video updates from selected Trek bloggers currently on the trail. Follow along for on-trail

Feb 22, 2017 : The Editors
Yoga and Hiking: Taking Yoga Off The Mat

Yoga and Hiking: Taking Yoga Off The Mat

I started Yoga Teacher Training with very little experience in doing yoga. I went to my first power class a few days before signing up for a yoga teacher training...

Feb 9, 2017 : Carolyn Burman
Life is like sugar.

Life is like sugar.

"Life is like sugar. It can crumble so easily, but don't be afraid to stick your tongue out and taste it."  Sarah Kay, Poet   Before leaving for the hike,...

Feb 8, 2017 : Carolyn Burman
HOLY HELL! What have i gotten myself into?

HOLY HELL! What have i gotten myself into?

I have written and erased the above title to my first blog post probably over twenty times. Here are a few of the titles I have written and subsequently erased:...

Feb 7, 2017 : Carolyn Burman