Oh hey there! I'm Ibex, the lead writer and content editor of this site. I mostly spend my spare time scheming new adventures and inadvertently setting my hair on fire while cooking. Appalachian Trail 2018 Wonderland Trail (+ a dozen or so other NPS trails) 2019 Colorado Trail 2020 Colorado Trail 2021.
Backpacker Magazine is one of several publications owned by Outside, Inc. that will reportedly end monthly print publications this year. The move
The Brink Road Shelter at northbound mile 1321.8 on the Appalachian Trail (in New Jersey's Stokes State Forest) is temporarily
The US Forest Service has issued closures of four New Mexico national forests, including sections of the Continental Divide Trail, in response to
Rocksylvania, Bootsylvania, Painsylvania… the Appalachian Trail’s seventh northernmost state goes by many names. But with or without a snappy
A 2.6-mile stretch of the Appalachian Trail in northern New Hampshire is closed due to a brush fire in New Hampshire's White Mountain National
My number one fear as a thru-hiker? Ticks. Yes, really. Is it that crazy to be afraid of a many-limbed, blood-sucking monster so minuscule I might
This spring, Altra released the Lone Peak 6, the latest update to a long line of beloved minimalist trail runners. Since Lone Peaks are the only
Thru-hiking the Colorado Trail is no mean feat. It's 486 miles long and traverses some of the most rugged mountains in the United States. But the
If you want to get a sense of what the Colorado Trail is actually like, this guide will tell you the basics for each section of the CT. I've broken
So, you’re hiking the Colorado Trail. You’re hyped, you're prepped, and you have a plan. That’s great! It sounds like you’re just about ready to go.