2020 FKT of the year award nominee for the speed record of the White Mountains Direttissima (Unsupported New Hampshire 48 Thru-Hike). I'm a long distance hiker and ultra-runner; I got started in long distance when I thru-hiked the AT NOBO in 2019. Follow me on instagram @_will.peterson
Because I had to average over 40 miles and 13,000 feet of elevation gain per day, the White Mountains Direttissima was the first time that I made a
**Disclaimer about the categorization as unsupported** I took water from the AMC huts and used their composting toilets. I deferred to the judgment
Like many prospective PCT thru-hikers, I read the PCT Association’s statement on March 19th with overwhelming disappointment. Others eloquently
After completing your first long distance hike, it is common to go through several “hiking phases”. I experienced three such phases after completing my Appalachian Trail thru-hike, and these phases have largely impacted my preparation for the Pacific Crest Trail.