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How to Hike Every 4,000-Footer in the Rangeley Lakes Region in One Trip

How to Hike Every 4,000-Footer in the Rangeley Lakes Region in One Trip

After spending four days in the Rangeley Lakes Region of Maine, I have compiled an itinerary of what one would need to do to hike every 4,000-footer in this region...

Aug 16, 2018 : Socked In
How to Section Hike Virginia II: Pearisburg to Daleville

How to Section Hike Virginia II: Pearisburg to Daleville

Section Hiking Virginia on the Appalachian Trail Pearisburg to Daleville At-a-Glance Distance: 92 miles Terrain type: A mixture of ridge walking, woodlands, and farmland, with some major elevation

Aug 6, 2018 : Ken Nail
Mailbag with Jennifer Pharr Davis: What Should be Done About Appalachian Trail Overcrowding

Mailbag with Jennifer Pharr Davis: What Should be Done About Appalachian Trail Overcrowding

Welcome to Mailbag with The Pursuit of Endurance is available now. Have a question for an upcoming Mailbag? Email [email protected] and we’ll pass it on. If your question is chosen for our next

Aug 4, 2018 : Jennifer Pharr Davis
Mailbag with Jennifer Pharr Davis: Taking a Year Off Before Finishing a Thru-Hike

Mailbag with Jennifer Pharr Davis: Taking a Year Off Before Finishing a Thru-Hike

Welcome to Mailbag with The Pursuit of Endurance is available now, and you can find upcoming book tour events newest book. As I gear up to get back on the PCT this year,...

Jul 28, 2018 : Jennifer Pharr Davis
Own the Hot Flashes: Tips for Menopausal Hikers

Own the Hot Flashes: Tips for Menopausal Hikers

You may see them infrequently. You may wonder at their skill or endurance.  If you’re the average AT thru-hiker—young and male—you may worry about their safety and health. Don’t. Women...

Jul 26, 2018 : Ruth Nasrullah
How to Section Hike Virginia: Damascus to Pearisburg

How to Section Hike Virginia: Damascus to Pearisburg

Section Hiking the Appalachian Trail in Virginia: The Southern Section At-a-Glance Distance: 166 miles Terrain type: A mixture of high mountain balds, woodlands, ridge walking, and

Jul 13, 2018 : Ken Nail
Mailbag with Jennifer Pharr Davis: FKT and Publicity Etiquette

Mailbag with Jennifer Pharr Davis: FKT and Publicity Etiquette

Welcome to Mailbag with The Pursuit of Endurance is available now, and you can find upcoming book tour events newest book. Harvey Lewis is currently trying to break the FKT on the Appalachian

Jul 5, 2018 : Jennifer Pharr Davis
SOBO Tips for Katahdin and the 100-Mile Wilderness

SOBO Tips for Katahdin and the 100-Mile Wilderness

JD and I are enjoying our first zero day in Monson at Shaw’s Hiker Hostel. We slept in, ate some fruit, soaked our feet, and have not put on our...

Jun 29, 2018 : Jangie
Mailbag with Jennifer Pharr Davis: My Worst Hiking Experience

Mailbag with Jennifer Pharr Davis: My Worst Hiking Experience

The Trek Editor’s Note Welcome to Mailbag with The Pursuit of Endurance is available now, and you can find upcoming book tour events newest book.   Q) What was your worst hiking experience?

Jun 29, 2018 : Jennifer Pharr Davis
Mountaineering: You Have to Begin Somewhere

Mountaineering: You Have to Begin Somewhere

This is the first part of a series about tackling technical ascents and starting the path to becoming a mountaineer.   I can’t pinpoint the day I decided I wanted...

Jun 25, 2018 : Carol Copeland