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A Series of FortunATe Events #1: Off The Trail Magic

A Series of FortunATe Events #1: Off The Trail Magic

How is it possible to receive trail magic before you're even on a trail? I'll tell you how its called: "Off the Trail Magic"! I am victim to this, oh...

Jan 25, 2021 : The Wild Jocelot
My Weight Strategy for 2021

My Weight Strategy for 2021

  ​Happy New Year’s fellow hikers! Though, I never left the trail, after my 2019 AT thru hike, I’ve been doing smaller hikes(7-14 miles) and because of a minor knee...

Jan 25, 2021 : JC Van Etten
The Pregnant Hiker’s Dilemma

The Pregnant Hiker’s Dilemma

A 27-year-old preggo embarking on the Appalachian Trail.

Jan 25, 2021 : Har Lev
My Goals While on Trail in 2021 – More Than Just Making Miles

My Goals While on Trail in 2021 – More Than Just Making Miles

Read about some of the personal goals I have while on trail in 2021. Goals can be so much more than just making the needed miles.

Jan 25, 2021 : Jeff Podmayer
Appalachian Trail Gear Review for 2021 Thru-hike

Appalachian Trail Gear Review for 2021 Thru-hike

Most of my gear to be consolidated into the red pack. Gear Review for 2021 With all the gear I have accumulated over the last nine months, it made sense...

Jan 24, 2021 : Darlene M
The Evolution of My AT Gear List

The Evolution of My AT Gear List

My official AT countdown has begun. In 70 days, I’ll be at Springer Mountain in Georgia ready to kick-off my 2021 thru-hike. I started planning for this adventure nine months...

Jan 23, 2021 : Sam Cermak
Okay, On To Plan C(DT)

Okay, On To Plan C(DT)

The CDT was always the trail I said I never wanted to hike. It seems far too long, challenging, and isolated for me to successfully thru hike, and the thought...

Jan 22, 2021 : Heidi Nisbett
Feel the Feels and Don’t Look Back

Feel the Feels and Don’t Look Back

When going after your dreams it's easy to have a variety emotions coursing through your veins. It's important to let yourself feel all the feels and learn and grow through...

Jan 21, 2021 : Sydney Morgan
Not Your Average Pacific Crest Trail Gear List

Not Your Average Pacific Crest Trail Gear List

Okay, I lied. This is pretty much your typical PCT Gear list. But everyone loves a gear list, right? The Big Three Pack: G4-20 Ultralight 42 Backpack Tent:  Six Moon...

Jan 21, 2021 : Rachel Frey
Flying with Backpacking Gear

Flying with Backpacking Gear

Many thru-hikers fly to a local airport before they start out on the trail.  Some NOBOers on the PCT fly to San Diego.  Many AT thru-hikers fly to Atlanta.  Here...

Jan 21, 2021 : David Smith