Jennifer Pharr Davis

Jennifer Pharr Davis has amassed 14,000 trail miles, held the Appalachian Trail supported FKT, the Long Trail unsupported FKT, and has subsequently made a career out of her passion for the outdoors. She is the author of multiple hiking books, most recently The Pursuit of Endurance. She's here to answer your most pressing questions about life on and off the trail.

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Mailbag with Jennifer Pharr Davis: Should You Thru-Hike With Your Significant Other?

Mailbag with Jennifer Pharr Davis: Should You Thru-Hike With Your Significant Other?

The Trek Editor’s Note Welcome to our sixth Mailbag with National Geographic’s Adventurers of the Year. But the real reason we love JPD and ask for

Apr 22, 2018 : Jennifer Pharr Davis
Mailbag with Jennifer Pharr Davis: Dealing With Post-Trail Depression

Mailbag with Jennifer Pharr Davis: Dealing With Post-Trail Depression

The Trek Editor’s Note Welcome to our fifth Mailbag with National Geographic’s Adventurers of the Year. But the real reason we love JPD and ask for

Apr 11, 2018 : Jennifer Pharr Davis
Mailbag with Jennifer Pharr Davis: Leaving Family Behind During Long Hikes

Mailbag with Jennifer Pharr Davis: Leaving Family Behind During Long Hikes

The Trek Editor’s Note Welcome to our fourth Mailbag with National Geographic’s Adventurers of the Year. She has authored incredible hikes with

Mar 27, 2018 : Jennifer Pharr Davis
Mailbag with Jennifer Pharr Davis: Solo Hiking Vs. Companion Travel

Mailbag with Jennifer Pharr Davis: Solo Hiking Vs. Companion Travel

The Trek Editor’s Note Welcome to our third Mailbag with National Geographic’s Adventurers of the Year. She has authored  A hiker’s connection to

Mar 10, 2018 : Jennifer Pharr Davis
Mailbag with Jennifer Pharr Davis: Stacey Kozel and Phony Thru-Hikes

Mailbag with Jennifer Pharr Davis: Stacey Kozel and Phony Thru-Hikes

The Trek Editor’s Note Welcome to our second Mailbag with National Geographic’s Adventurers of the Year. She has authored Kaiha Bertollini. (No

Feb 26, 2018 : Jennifer Pharr Davis
Mailbag with Jennifer Pharr Davis: The Online Feud Between Carrot Quinn and Lint

Mailbag with Jennifer Pharr Davis: The Online Feud Between Carrot Quinn and Lint

The Trek Editor's Note We are thrilled to introduce a brand new series to The Trek- Mailbag with National Geographic's Adventurers of the Year.

Feb 14, 2018 : Jennifer Pharr Davis