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Trail Update – Mesa Wind Farm to Big Bear

Trail Update – Mesa Wind Farm to Big Bear

Crossing the San Gorgonio River My sunhat isn't much help. Without vegetation, the bare ground bounces the sun back in my face like a mirror. It's like walking on top...

May 25, 2019 : Jonathan Culp
11 Surprising and Controversial Tips for AT Thru-Hikers

11 Surprising and Controversial Tips for AT Thru-Hikers

1. Don’t carry full water bottles up every goddamn mountain. Drink at the bottom, where there’s usually a good source, then fill your bottles halfway. 2. Purell doesn’t kill noro...

May 25, 2019 : Will Krakow
Summits, Toilets, and Pizza

Summits, Toilets, and Pizza

Days 17-24 Miles 266.1 to 454.5 The easiest way to think of a thru-hike is as a bunch of section hikes tied together by town stops. With about 100 miles...

May 25, 2019 : Mitch Baertlein
These Are a Few of My Favorite Things

These Are a Few of My Favorite Things

Folks, let's get real about the AT: it's amazing. I'm more than 40 days and 400 miles into this journey, and I'm absolutely enjoying every minute of it. The list...

May 24, 2019 : Katy Amphlett
The Moon, or Why We Need More Hikers, Roamers, and Explorers!

The Moon, or Why We Need More Hikers, Roamers, and Explorers!

These days I am constantly asked - Why? Why give up your career?  Why sell your house to fund a trip talking about birds?  Why donate most of your possessions...

May 24, 2019 : Sonya
I’m a Vegan Thru-Hiker and I’m Not Worried About My Protein

I’m a Vegan Thru-Hiker and I’m Not Worried About My Protein

Somewhere amid the social pressure to experiment in college and the liberal aura of my environmental studies program, I found myself abstaining from meat. I didn't set out to become...

May 24, 2019 : Paige Wagar
Little Skittle’s Pacific Crest Trail 2019 Vlog #13: Day 37-40, 702.2-720.7

Little Skittle’s Pacific Crest Trail 2019 Vlog #13: Day 37-40, 702.2-720.7

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May 24, 2019 : Trek Vloggers
Julie (Garden State)’s Appalachian Trail Vlog #20: Smith Gap Rd to Fort Montgomery

Julie (Garden State)’s Appalachian Trail Vlog #20: Smith Gap Rd to Fort Montgomery

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May 24, 2019 : Trek Vloggers
Julia’s Appalachian Trail 2019 Vlog – #14 Daleville to Waynesboro

Julia’s Appalachian Trail 2019 Vlog – #14 Daleville to Waynesboro

In this episode I set off for Waynesboro and have a wonderful surprise!! Check it out! Please follow along with my thru hike on here. You can keep up with...

May 24, 2019 : Trek Vloggers
Chaunce’s AT Vlog #20: Shenandoah National Park

Chaunce’s AT Vlog #20: Shenandoah National Park

The Appalachian Trail from Waynesboro to Front Royal(mile 863 - 967). We enter Shenandoah National Park and slow down the miles as days of rain cause us to feel a...

May 24, 2019 : Trek Vloggers