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It's that time of year again. If you're looking for the perfect budget-friendly gift for the thru-hiker in your life, never fear: we're here to help.
If you, or someone you know, attempted an Appalachian Trail thru-hike this year, you've come to the right place! Each year, we poll the current
Attention readers: we want to feature you (and your awesome photography skills!) on The Trek. Peak fall foliage is just around the corner in many
Alex "GPS" Brown contributed significantly to this ultralight backpacking gear list. Ultralight backpacking is a polarizing subject. Some think
We have yet to meet the person who doesn't like saving money and there's no better time to accomplish this than during Prime Day, Amazon's massive
Today marks the final episode of our third season. At the beginning of this year, before embarking on their SOBO thru-hikes, we asked our
Earlier this winter, The Trek's flagship podcast, Backpacker Radio, announced its first Sponsorship program. As part of this, the podcast would hook
This spring, The Trek will feature stories of hikers who were dramatically affected by thru-hiking. Did your life change substantially after/because
While down insulation still owns the field for thru-hiking jackets, synthetic-filled layers are making a dent in the category. As synthetic
Your insulating midlayer is a key component of your backpacking setup, and rarely is there a time when you should hit the trail without an insulation