Beyond the AT

All About the Right to Roam and Hiking in Finland

All About the Right to Roam and Hiking in Finland

Recently I bought a basic hardtail mountain bike. Part of the reason was that I wanted to regain the ability to simply turn away from the bike lane and onto...

Apr 29, 2019 : Guest Post
The Cohos Trail: 170 Miles of New Hampshire’s North Woods

The Cohos Trail: 170 Miles of New Hampshire’s North Woods

The relatively new and unknown Cohos (Coh-ahs) Trail extends 170 miles through Northern New Hampshire from the Canadian border near Pittsburg to Crawford Notch in the White Mountains. It’s a...

Apr 15, 2019 : Effie Drew
Winter Hiking Across Croatia

Winter Hiking Across Croatia

Far removed from images of turquoise water, coves, and beaches, we discovered a different Croatia for more than 500 kilometers of hiking. From the Slovenian border to the border of...

Mar 21, 2019 : Deux Pas Vers L Autre
Exploring the History of the Pacific Crest Trail

Exploring the History of the Pacific Crest Trail

Every year the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) receives thousands of hikers, adventurers, and nature seekers from all over the world. Along its 2,650-mile length stretching from Canada to Mexico, the...

Feb 18, 2019 : Kenny Howell
An Overview of Austin’s Violet Crown Trail and Other Urban-Accessed Trails

An Overview of Austin’s Violet Crown Trail and Other Urban-Accessed Trails

The following is a guest post by Alex Murphy Imagine walking out of your downtown apartment, stepping onto a trail, and ending up miles outside the city. While trails such...

Feb 15, 2019 : Alex Murphy
Four of Hong Kong’s Most Dazzling Thru-Hikes

Four of Hong Kong’s Most Dazzling Thru-Hikes

Hong Kong is a metropolis overflowing with great food, breathtaking vistas, and incredibly rich and diverse hiking. While Hong Kong doesn’t technically have any “thru-hikes,” there are four notable

Jan 28, 2019 : Brittney Woodrum
Hiking the Hayduke: Welcome to the Wild, Wild (South)West

Hiking the Hayduke: Welcome to the Wild, Wild (South)West

The idea of Hayduke Trail (HDT) was conceived in 1998 and is in fact not a trail at all, but an 800-ish mile route. It was designed by two adventurers...

Jan 5, 2019 : Megan Mondor
The Collegiate Loop: 160 Miles Around the Heart of the Colorado Rockies

The Collegiate Loop: 160 Miles Around the Heart of the Colorado Rockies

The Collegiate Loop offers a beautiful backpacking experience through some of the highest terrain in the Lower 48. The route travels around the Collegiate Peaks Wilderness, using two of Colorado’s

Dec 28, 2018 : Troy Zohner
New 250-Mile Segment Beckons Hikers to the Great Plains Trail

New 250-Mile Segment Beckons Hikers to the Great Plains Trail

GPT Pilot Trail At-a-Glance Trail: Pilot trail of the www.greatplainstrail.org Maps: The Great Plains Trail is America's newest long-distance trail. The brainchild of Steve Myers of Longmont, CO,

Dec 6, 2018 : Clay Bonnyman Evans
My Daughter Is an Aspiring 46er, Which Pretty Much Makes Me an Aspiring 46er

My Daughter Is an Aspiring 46er, Which Pretty Much Makes Me an Aspiring 46er

This past summer my teenage daughter and I embarked on attempting to hike the 46 Adirondack High Peaks. If we hike the 46 highest peaks in the 6.1-million acre Adirondack...

Dec 5, 2018 : Scott Durkin