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Pennsylvania’s Loyalsock Trail: a Thru-Hiking Guide

Pennsylvania’s Loyalsock Trail: a Thru-Hiking Guide

Though it occasionally appears on lists of "short long trails" in the US, Pennsylvania's Loyalsock Trail is still fairly unknown. That's unfortunate, because not only is it a wonderful scenic...

Apr 28, 2017 : Brian Cipperly
Trail Update #5: the week North Carolina brought the trail magic

Trail Update #5: the week North Carolina brought the trail magic

Hiking the AT in North Carolina is a roller coaster - literally. So many ups and downs. So many unnecessarily steep ups and downs. Basically, the mountains in North Carolina...

Apr 18, 2017 : snapchat
Trail Profile: The Copland Track, New Zealand

Trail Profile: The Copland Track, New Zealand

Located on the rugged west coast of New Zealand's South Island, the Copland track takes you up a river valley for an up-close view of the Southern Alps. The Copland...

Mar 15, 2017 : Claudia and Andrew Carberry
Trail Profile: Abel Tasman, New Zealand

Trail Profile: Abel Tasman, New Zealand

Lollygag's Journal excerpt, Friday, February 10th, 2017: "Claudia keeps saying BEST HIKE IN THE WORLD." Great Walks and this is one of them!  It is essential to book in advance.  Huts...

Mar 9, 2017 : Claudia and Andrew Carberry
Five Days on the Pinhoti

Five Days on the Pinhoti

In case anyone forgot, rather than doing a traditional AT Thru Hike, I decided to add a "few" miles by starting in Alabama. This has me thru hiking the Pinhoti,...

Mar 5, 2017 : Flagstaff
10 Undeniable Truths of North Carolina’s Mountains-to-Sea Trail

10 Undeniable Truths of North Carolina’s Mountains-to-Sea Trail

The Mountains-to-Sea Trail spans over 1,000 miles from the top of Clingman’s Dome in the Smoky Mountains to the highest sand dune on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. If...

Jan 29, 2017 : Sprout
The Northville-Placid Trail: A 133-Mile Hidden Gem in the Adirondacks

The Northville-Placid Trail: A 133-Mile Hidden Gem in the Adirondacks

When people think of the Adirondack Mountains in New York State, the first thing that usually comes to mind is the stunning beauty of the High Peaks region; the challenge...

Jan 10, 2017 : Kyle O'Grady
The Linville Gorge Loop

The Linville Gorge Loop

Linville Gorge Loop ~ 22 Miles Western North Carolina The Linville Gorge Wilderness is located in part of the Pisgah National Forest in Western North Carolina. It is one of...

Dec 22, 2016 : Sprout
Bagging the Adirondack 46ers: High Peaks in Haiku #25-46

Bagging the Adirondack 46ers: High Peaks in Haiku #25-46

The woods and the mountains are my home away from home. The place I seek when the final school bell rings. The place that allows for space and silence. The...

Nov 28, 2016 : Kate Waite
Hiking the Beautiful Serra De Tramuntana (GR 221) On Majorca Island: Facts And Pictures

Hiking the Beautiful Serra De Tramuntana (GR 221) On Majorca Island: Facts And Pictures

The following is a (superb) guest post courtesy of Pong.  Get her full bio at the bottom of this post.  Have a story to tell?  maps and camping resources which include spaces...

Oct 18, 2016 : Guest Post