In 2015, I completed a thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail. From that point on, I have fallen hopelessly in love with long trails, building on my long-time adoration for the wilderness. The following year (and after delivering many pizzas) I undertook and completed a thru-hike of the Pacific Crest Trail. Since then, I have volunteered on the Pacific Crest Trail, performing over 900 hours of trail maintenance, in an effort to give back to the trail and the community. I have hopes of more hikes in the future. Hiking has ruined me.
Before starting the AT in March, I knew I was going to need extra room for winter items. Without wanting to add a bunch of weight, I searched
During my AT thru-hike, only a few items stuck with me for the entire trip. One of those items was my Minnesota-crafted Footbox, zipped up and
In the market to evolve your backpacking gear, but lost on where to begin? We all know the major brands sold at the large retailers, and there's a