2015 AT thru-hiker. Managing Editor of this website. Debating between having a real life or giving up and hiking the PCT.
There was a lot of talk this time last year about what to expect from a record-breaking 2016 season. Thanks to an onslaught of sustainability efforts,
Osprey Exos. Durability: Structurally, this thing is a beast. It feels as solid as the day I got it, without any sagging or pinch points. The zip
"Where’s Springer Mountain? You mean the Southern Terminus of the AT? That’s easy… it’s in Georgia. In the woods. Actually wait I don’t know.” Sound
We can be honest here. If you're attempting a 2017 thru-hike, it's all you're thinking about right now. And scrambled with the excitement and daydream
Car camping gets a bad rap. It's fluffy, too comfortable, lazy. You're not really camping unless you suffered to get there. Until recently, I was of t
As of this week, Rocky and I are one year removed from our completion of the Appalachian Trail. I think about it frequently, and both with a fond nost
To all of my narrow-faced friends out there: tired of your sunglasses sticking out from your face like a cartoon character? The lifetime warranty.
CW-X Versatx Running Bra MSRP: $55 Things that are not fun: descending a hill/mountain/anywhere, and having your ample chest hit you in the chin
Everyone has bad days on the trail—some people more than others. Collectively, Rocky and I had around 600 miles of bad days between us. Unless you are
We’ve published a lot of posts on AppTrials about how to save money before your hike. It's true that starting with a Ziploc full of $$$ is a great saf