featured

Congratulations to these 2022 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 9

Congratulations to these 2022 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 9

We're excited to announce our next wave of Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike Finishers! These folks spent months on trail hiking towards their long-time goal: making it to the Katahdin terminus. It's...

Sep 27, 2022 : Kendra Slagter
Backpacker Radio #168 | Section Hiking vs. Thru-Hiking: Defining Each Style, Benefits and Drawbacks, and Who They’re For

Backpacker Radio #168 | Section Hiking vs. Thru-Hiking: Defining Each Style, Benefits and Drawbacks, and Who They’re For

In today's episode of Backpacker Radio presented by The Trek, we are bringing you another panel episode. Today we are joined by Backpacker Radio regular, Clay Bonnyman Evans aka Pony...

Sep 26, 2022 : Backpacker Radio
Congratulations to these 2022 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 8

Congratulations to these 2022 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 8

This is it. This is the moment. The moment these hikers have been working towards for months: The final steps upon Katahdin. 2,193 miles, 14 states, 515,000 feet of elevation...

Sep 17, 2022 : Kendra Slagter
AT Thru-Hiker Drowns in Connecticut River New Hampshire

AT Thru-Hiker Drowns in Connecticut River New Hampshire

Authorities recovered the body of a drowning victim from the Connecticut River near Hanover, NH on Friday. The victim has been identified as Joey Harvey, 45, of Prentiss, Mississippi. Harvey...

Sep 11, 2022 : Kelly Floro
Congratulations to these 2022 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 7

Congratulations to these 2022 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 7

Incoming! Part 7 of our Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike Finisher Series is here! After months of crushing miles and pushing through the highs and lows of thru-hiking, these incredible individuals

Sep 5, 2022 : Kendra Slagter
Congratulations to these 2022 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 6

Congratulations to these 2022 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 6

Ah, the Appalachian Trail. One of America's most iconic trails. The AT spans 2190 miles through fourteen states and along the crests and valleys of the Appalachian Mountain Range. The...

Aug 30, 2022 : Kendra Slagter
Backpacker Radio #164 | Danae and Olen Netteburg on Thru-Hiking with 5 Kids and Working as Doctors in Rural Africa

Backpacker Radio #164 | Danae and Olen Netteburg on Thru-Hiking with 5 Kids and Working as Doctors in Rural Africa

In today's episode of Backpacker Radio presented by The Trek, we are joined by The Netteburg family. Danae and Olen Netteburg, alongside their 5 children- ages ranging from 13 to...

Aug 29, 2022 : Backpacker Radio
Man Arrested Standing Naked on Roof of AMC White Mountains Hut

Man Arrested Standing Naked on Roof of AMC White Mountains Hut

On Saturday August 20th, a man was arrested standing naked and "highly agitated" on the roof of Zealand Falls Hut according to NBC Boston. It took more than an hour...

Aug 25, 2022 : Penina Satlow
6 Useful Items You Can Almost Always Find in an AT Hiker Box

6 Useful Items You Can Almost Always Find in an AT Hiker Box

What's the first thing you should do when you get to town? Shower, laundry, see how many slices of pizza you can fit in your mouth at once? All great...

Aug 23, 2022 : Kelly Floro
Congratulations to these 2022 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 5

Congratulations to these 2022 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 5

Everyone has a handful of moments throughout their lives that feel like victorious milestones: moments in life that they have worked towards and successfully achieved, whether that's graduating

Aug 22, 2022 : Kendra Slagter