I'm Gary Sizer, a.k.a. Green Giant, backpacker, amateur astronomer and writer. I am the author of Where's the Next Shelter?, the story of my 2014 thru hike and all of the incredible people I met along the way.
Ridgerunners Rest and Relax Each month in addition to their regularly scheduled duties, ridgerunners also get treated to some well deserved R&R.
File this one under "Inspirational"! Sarah Williams is not only a veteran outdoor adventurer and world traveler, she has spent the past few years
Steve Adams, trail name Mighty Blue, is on the Appalachian Trail, again. Best known for his hiking memoirs Creaking Geezer, Hidden Flagon and
A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson is the book and/or movie that introduced so many of us to the Appalachian Trail, and it seems almost silly for us
Stories from the Trail: Tyler “Hiking Prodigy” Lau, First Person of Color to Hike Calendar Triple Crown
Raising Awareness Triple Crown Style Some trail names demand a backstory, while others need no explanation. When you meet someone called Billy Goat
Cory, aka "Second Chance Hiker" is trying to lose a whole lot more than that: 200 pounds. That's a whole person.
Blackalachian on The Underground Railroad Trail Most notable for calling attention to the absence of color on the Appalachian Trail, Daniel White
Class is in session! To help prep for your long-distance hike, we begin by addressing common new-hiker fears - what are you afraid of? To answer
You're going to school! Stories From The Trail is excited to announce our weekly livestream sessions, designed to prep aspiring long-distance
Maybe you've wondered, "What's the deal with those 'five finger shoes'?" (And shouldn't they be "five toe shoes"?) Or perhaps you're curious about minimalist footwear. You're in luck hikers! This week we have a trail runners expert on the line and we go in depth about shoe talk and so much more.