Kendra Slagter

World traveller. Thru-hiker. Aspiring writer & journalist. I thru-hiked the Bruce Trail in Ontario, Canada with my dad in the fall of 2020 after my PCT dreams had been crushed by the pandemic. Since then, we've been chasing trails and encouraging others to get outside.

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Congratulations to these 2023 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 7

Congratulations to these 2023 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 7

In the heart of the Appalachian Mountains, a remarkable adventure unfolded for these hopeful thru-hikers. Their journey was inspired by the vision of

Oct 12, 2023 : Kendra Slagter
Congratulations to these 2023 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 4

Congratulations to these 2023 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 4

As soon as Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) thru-hikers set foot on trail, their minds focus on their end goal of reaching the Northern Terminus in Canada

Oct 11, 2023 : Kendra Slagter
Congratulations to these 2023 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 6

Congratulations to these 2023 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 6

The Appalachian Trail, a rugged and breathtakingly beautiful trail that stretches over 2,190 miles along the eastern United States, has long been a

Sep 28, 2023 : Kendra Slagter
Congratulations to these 2023 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 3

Congratulations to these 2023 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 3

Found amongst the rugged beauty of the American West, the Pacific Crest Trail beckons individuals seeking both a mental and physical challenge to

Sep 28, 2023 : Kendra Slagter
Congratulations to these 2023 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 2

Congratulations to these 2023 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 2

Covering a staggering 2,650 miles through three states, weaving through 26 national forests, and traversing seven national parks, a remarkable feat

Sep 21, 2023 : Kendra Slagter
Fenix HM65R-DT Headlamp Review

Fenix HM65R-DT Headlamp Review

If you value brightness and rugged design, the Fenix HM65R-DT is for you. This lightweight headlamp is nuclear.

Sep 19, 2023 : Kendra Slagter
Congratulations to these 2023 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 1

Congratulations to these 2023 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 1

2650 miles, 3 states, 26 national forests, 7 national parks, and countless ramen bombs later, these Pacific Crest Trail thru-hikers have successfully

Sep 14, 2023 : Kendra Slagter
Congratulations to these 2023 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 5

Congratulations to these 2023 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 5

Another week, another stellar lineup of Appalachian Trail thru-hike finishers! This week, we have a huge group of thru-hikers that recently finished

Sep 13, 2023 : Kendra Slagter
Congratulations to these 2023 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 4

Congratulations to these 2023 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 4

Found amongst the rugged terrain of the eastern United States, stretches the 2,190-mile Appalachian Trail. This iconic trail weaves through 14

Aug 31, 2023 : Kendra Slagter
Congratulations to these 2023 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 3

Congratulations to these 2023 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 3

From their first steps on the Appalachian Trail, these thru-hikers were fueled by the dream of standing triumphant on Katahdin's peak. Each day, they

Aug 23, 2023 : Kendra Slagter