Oh hey there! I'm Ibex, managing editor of this site. I mostly spend my spare time scheming new adventures and inadvertently setting my hair on fire while cooking. Thru-hikes: Appalachian Trail 2018 | Wonderland Trail 2019 | Colorado Trail 2020 + 2021 | Wind River High Route 2022 | Pyrenean Haute Route 2023
Search and rescue teams recovered the body of a missing hiker from New Hampshire's White Mountains near Mount Guyot early Thursday morning. In a
Researchers from Columbia University and Rutgers University have found alarming numbers of plastic particles in bottled drinking water: more than
Visitors wishing to camp backcountry in Virginia's Shenandoah National Park will now have to purchase a permit online at Recreation.gov in order to
Day 37 There's no point in sleeping in this morning since most of us were up half the night anyway. While leaving Las Ilas, we are serenaded by yet
Day 35 Awareness comes gradually. It's morning. The sun is already up, but the campsite remains still and quiet. Everyone is caught up in a magic
So, you're planning to thru-hike a long trail. You've done some research, started laying plans, and maybe even have a tentative start date in mind.
Day 33 Tom Martens says to carry water for this stage because it's very dry. To that end, Harv and I fill up our bottles at Ull de Ter and start
Hitching back to the trail from Pas de la Casa is tricky. Our route lies on the other side of the Andorra-France border, and understandably, no one
Day 29 Turns out the bus from La Massana is free all week because the city is hosting the mountain biking world cup. Free stuff for the win!
Day 28 We pack up silently in the dark, moving with purpose. It's Town Day, baby! There's no time to lose. Today we'll enter Andorra and catch a bus