Clay Bonnyman Evans
To paraphrase Steve Miller, I'm a writer, I'm a runner, I'm a long-distance hiker, sure don't want to hurt no one.... I got my trail name, Pony, in 2015 when I hiked the Colorado Trail. In 2016, I hiked the AT and I have literally thought about it every day since. In May 2017 and 2018 I gave back to the trail by working on the ATC's storied Konnarock Trail Crew. I've got a new book coming out in July 2018, 'Bones of My Grandfather: Reclaiming a Lost Hero of World War II' — which means no long hikes this summer (though I hope to climb some Colorado 14ers ... I've got just eight to go). But come 2019, who knows ...?
On March 1, 2018, Ben Crawford ushered his wife and six children, ages two to 16, onto the then-2,189-mile Appalachian Trail. He then filmed the
Hikers of a certain age will recall the famous meme from Charles Schulz’ Peanuts cartoons, in which the incorrigible Lucy sweetly entices the hapless
Great Strides is an occasional feature of The Trek exploring some of the greatest walks and walkers in history, literature, and film. In 1976, at
During my first long-distance hike (not counting Boy Scout 50-milers and a trek around the Annapurna massif in Nepal many moons ago), I was furious
Great Strides is an occasional feature of The Trek exploring some of the greatest walks and walkers in history, literature, and film. Between 1948
The Great Strides series will be an occasional feature of The Trek exploring some of the greatest walks and walkers in history, literature, and film.
BioLite has in recent years produced some excellent lightweight, USB-rechargeable headlamps. The 1.7-ounce BioLite HeadLamp 200 is my absolute go-to.
Hiking in sandals isn’t for everybody, and hiking in minimalist sandals is surely for fewer still. But if you’ve learned to appreciate hiking in
Barney Scout Mann is so ingrained in trail culture that there aren’t quotation marks around his trail name on the cover of his remarkable new memoir,
Returning to Katahdin: A Thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail Author: Bruce “RTK” Matson Publisher: Campbell & Parker, 221 pp. with