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Take a stroll through the main drag in a trail town and you'll be able to pick out the thru-hikers pretty easily. Whether they're wearing an
This is no ordinary thru-hike. Native Francophones Marie and Nil are lifelong adventurers who set their eyes on something different: a journey across
In case you missed it, the Quirin trio completed their AT thru-hike on September 30th—195 days after their start date of March 20th. This means Bekah
The variety of options for backcountry food is mind boggling. With so much to choose from, hikers could fuel with a different diet, brand, or
HIKE for Mental Health is excited to announce #hikeOctober, a month-long virtual hike... as in hike wherever you are and record your miles.
Attention all aspiring 2018 thru-hikers—the Appalachian Trail Conservancy's (ATC's) form is now open to register your start date and location for
From fresh gear and nervous excitement at one end, to the dirt-streaked finisher 2,000 miles later, here are this week's thru-hike before-and-after
Yes, we know the real transformation is what happens inside the soul of a thru-hiker, but that doesn't mean we don't love to see what 2,000 miles of
On August 31 2017, Joe "Stringbean" McConaughy reached Katahdin after thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail in 45 days, 12 hours, and 10 minutes. If
Getting to know different trails around the country (and on occasion, across the globe) is one of our favorite parts of having writers from every