Above all, Owen(he/him) loves burritos. They are the reason he wakes, the reason he hikes. His hunger drove him the length of the PCT in 2015, the CDT in 2019, the ECT in 2022, and scatters him to wild places worldwide. An engineer sometimes and hiker trash always, he lives to experience, understand, and help the Earth. www.hikefordays.com
A couple was killed in a fatal grizzly attack while hiking in Banff National Park. The area has been closed and the bear euthanized.
How long is the Continental Divide Trail? 3,100 miles, right? Wrong! The CDT isn't as long as everyone thinks it is, and here's why.
Extremely lightweight and super breathable, the Senchi Merlin is just about as versatile as fleeces get. Alpha Direct fabric is the secret.
For all the introverts interested in thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail, there's a way. Follow these tips to avoid crowds and find solitude.
At 9:36 am, on Saturday, August 26, accomplished ultra-runner and dentist Karel Sabbe touched the monument at the PCT's northern terminus at the
Thru-hiking the AT, PCT, or CDT is hard, but which one is easiest? Here are 8 reasons why first-time thru-hikers should choose the AT.
The Fizan Compact 3 & 4 are ultralight, ultra-cheap aluminum trekking poles that pack super small. Seriously, what's not to love?
It's that time of year again. Fresh off the hottest July of the past 100 years (and maybe the coolest July of the next 100), fire danger in Western
The next big thing from Zpacks is here! The Offset Duo is a new tent that incorporates real improvements into a classic design.
Robert Kerker, aka "Steady Eddie" is has gone missing in Vermont. He is hiking north on the Appalachian Trail.