Beyond the AT

Clothing

Clothing

6/18/22 What do ladies daily wear on Colorado Trail? Packing for CT,  careful consideration of clothing prevailed: I HAD to carry light!  Double or triple use for clothing even

Jun 18, 2022 : Naomi Brown
CT: 6/16/22

CT: 6/16/22

6/16/22 Cold. High. Quiet. All good. Hitched to TH. West to East. Durango on the Western Slope to Watertown Canyon on the Eastern. Took off. Alone. Wearing gloves, long pants,...

Jun 18, 2022 : Naomi Brown
Will, P.O.A., Medical POA, Statutory POA…

Will, P.O.A., Medical POA, Statutory POA…

5/27/22 We've spent months planning for our long distance walk. We've spent hours discussing  minuta of weight, gear and methods. Did you spend one second considering your final wishes? Not

May 27, 2022 : Naomi Brown
One week until CT for real: June, 2022

One week until CT for real: June, 2022

5/26/22 Still training for Colorado Trail. Leave for Trail early June. Been planning since December, 2021.  Will West to East. Still  not fast, just determined.  Remembering Abe Lincoln's

May 26, 2022 : Naomi Brown
Northern AZ- Pre CT Training

Northern AZ- Pre CT Training

4/28/22 Cold, snowy and icy on Colorado Trail, we opted for a quick out n back over several days in northern Arizona. We wanted to keep our legs strong and...

Apr 27, 2022 : Naomi Brown
The Beginning of Something Special

The Beginning of Something Special

Hello to everyone out there on The Trek. I'm Zach, longtime follower, first-time blogger here. In 2007 Andrew Skurka completed the 6,875 Mile Great Western Loop, and with respect to...

Apr 9, 2022 : Zach
30 or Bust!

30 or Bust!

CT Gear—Lighter 30 lbs is my new limit, including backpack. Forty is too much. Got a new, lighter (for me) pack: Women's Redwing 50 Backpack. Ditched the second loaded Nalgene...

Mar 8, 2022 : Naomi Brown
Not Your Average Thru-hike

Not Your Average Thru-hike

Somewhere along the Appalachian Trail during my thru-hike in 2015 There are a million wonderful things I can tell you about the Appalachian Trail. How many years do you

Dec 13, 2021 : Briana DeSanctis
Night Before the Colorado Trail

Night Before the Colorado Trail

 Back to the Original Plan   After day hikes on the CDT, longer day hikes in more local areas and a lot of contemplation, Also, a slight injury setback made...

Jun 22, 2021 : Chris
Beyond Thru-Hiking: What You Miss While Hiking the PCT (in California)

Beyond Thru-Hiking: What You Miss While Hiking the PCT (in California)

The PCT is great. Now leave it behind to discover the other great places that touch the trail. Here are four of my favorited spots to explore within sight of...

Jun 5, 2020 : Owen Eigenbrot