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How to Hike the West Highland Way: 96 Miles Through the Scottish Highlands

How to Hike the West Highland Way: 96 Miles Through the Scottish Highlands

Completed in 1980, the West Highland Way is a 96-mile linear long-distance footpath in Scotland running from the town of Milngavie, just north of Glasgow, to Fort William in the...

Sep 5, 2018 : Brandon Chase
Mailbag with Jennifer Pharr Davis: Should the Entire Crawford Family Have Been Allowed to Summit Katahdin?

Mailbag with Jennifer Pharr Davis: Should the Entire Crawford Family Have Been Allowed to Summit Katahdin?

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 30, 2018 : Jennifer Pharr Davis
Physical Preparation for Mountaineering

Physical Preparation for Mountaineering

This is the second installment in our series about tackling technical ascents and the basics of mountaineering. Read the first one here: Physical Preparation for Mountaineering As the great

Aug 29, 2018 : Carol Copeland
Thru-Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail with a Hammock

Thru-Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail with a Hammock

The Pacific Crest Trail weaves through environments ranging from desert floor to 10,000-foot mountain passes, and everything in between. On the surface, this seems that finding places to camp in...

Aug 29, 2018 : Chris Guynn
Hiking the Tour du Mont Blanc [Part II]

Hiking the Tour du Mont Blanc [Part II]

Notes from the other side In the end, most things turned out as I’d raclette in Switzerland). If you want to see more pictures and my daily blog posts, you...

Aug 23, 2018 : Aubri Drake
Mailbag with Jennifer Pharr Davis: How Can We Help Our Families Understand Our Need to Hike?

Mailbag with Jennifer Pharr Davis: How Can We Help Our Families Understand Our Need to Hike?

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 21, 2018 : Jennifer Pharr Davis
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