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At a time when trail runners have supplanted stiff hiking boots, when zero-drop shoes have become the go-to footwear of long-distance hikers, how do
The Hunt/Appalachian Trail on Mount Katahdin, the Northern Terminus of the AT, will open Saturday, June 15, enabling SOBO hikers to begin their
By all accounts, Ronald "Stronghold" Sanchez Jr. was where he wanted to be: Hiking the Appalachian Trail and trying to put years of post-Iraq War
Top of Georgia Hiking Center, an Appalachian Trail icon for years, closed Wednesday, May 1, until Jan. 1, 2020, for what owner Bob "Sir Packs A Lot"
UPDATE: (8:35 a.m. ET April 26) The Appalachian Trail hiker accused of threatening other hikers on the trail has pleaded guilty to several charges
The Salomon Speedcross 5 trail runner, a stalwart of Salomon's trail-running line, gets an upgrade for 2019. Wider lugs on the soles give better
A federal judge has ruled that the Trump administration did not adequately address the environmental effects of coal mining when it sought to
President Trump has signed two executive orders to speed up construction of oil and natural gas pipelines, but his actions on April 10 do not appear
In the burgeoning world of backpacking haute cuisine, Wild Zora deserves a shout-out for its emphasis on healthy meals and snacks that address many
Updated President Donald Trump signed a major conservation bill Tuesday that permanently authorizes the Land and Water Conservation Fund and