Dora the Explorer started backpacking in 2011. Since then she's completed over 6,000 miles on America's hiking trails such as the PCT, CDT, and Colorado Trail. A glutton for punishment, Dora is now planning her biggest trek yet; 5,000 miles in one season. Details on which route she will be hiking will be announced soon :)
*** I'm laying on rock and crude dirt somewhere in the high desert of Montana. My top turns brown from the fine soil beneath me. I do that often.
Let me start off by saying that fairytales really do exist. No, maybe not the kind you're thinking of...the lovey dovey knight in shining armour
The other evening I was having a conversation with a fellow thru and day hiker at camp. The day hiker asked us why the sudden boom in popularity of