I'm Penina, known on trail as Pastor. After COVID-19 hit in the middle of college, I decided I needed the polar opposite of Zoom school, so I spent the summer outside. In the summer of 2021, I did a PCT LASH through the desert and Sierra sections, followed by a bike tour across the western United States and down the Pacific coast.
Need just a few more items before hitting the trails this summer? Check out the REI 4th of July Sale, which begins this Friday, June 24th and ends on
Meet Lara and Marta, a European couple taking a year off of work to thru-hike, travel, and adventure. On May 25th, Lara asked Marta to marry her on
Meet the Bennetts, a family of six that has hiked the PCT, CDT, and PNT. I caught up with 5/6 of them (and a Bennett cousin) almost a quarter of the
Yellowstone National Park has closed all park entrances to inbound traffic due to hazardous conditions caused by record rainfall and flooding,
Out with the old and in with the new! REI is having a MASSIVE clearance sale now (June 7th) through June 23rd to make way for the latest models. We
The sun is setting over an AT shelter crowded with hikers. Some are thru-hikers, while others are out for only a night or two. Everyone begins to
In Trailed: One Woman's Quest to Solve the Shenandoah Murders, journalist Kathryn Miles spends four years investigating one of the most notorious and
Robert Carey Jr., 33 was found dead at the base of Big Falls Waterfall in Forest Falls near Southern California's San Gorgonio Peak on May 1st.
After a 2004 PCT thru-hike, 36-year-old Christine Thuermer was hooked on hiking. She quit her job in 2007 at age 40 and has been hiking, cycling, and
A woman dropped her phone while using it in an outhouse, fell into the toilet while trying to retrieve it, and had to be rescued by firefighters in