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Female Sierra High Route FKT Attempt Announcement… Technically

Female Sierra High Route FKT Attempt Announcement… Technically

This week I am starting the Sierra High Route alone. The Sierra High Route is a 195 mile route (ie. very few trails) through the Sierra Nevada mountains. The route...

Aug 20, 2019 : Amelia Downs
The thru-hikers dog & JOMO

The thru-hikers dog & JOMO

FOMO - Fear of missing out. What we thought our dog would be feeling if we didn't bring her on our Thru-hike. JOMO - Joy of missing out. What actually...

Aug 20, 2019 : Rob Jr.
Restoring my faith in humanity, one state at a time.

Restoring my faith in humanity, one state at a time.

I am slightly over a quarter of the way finished hiking the Appalachian Trail. It has been just over 50 days. I’m in my fourth state, and reaching the final...

Aug 20, 2019 : Logan Roark
Cascade Locks to Ashland: In Which I Hike Through (Most of) Oregon

Cascade Locks to Ashland: In Which I Hike Through (Most of) Oregon

I experience the ups and downs of Oregon.

Aug 20, 2019 : Becky Booroojian
Morale Ascension, Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Trail

Morale Ascension, Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Trail

Around 500 miles left. Leaving the Idaho-Montana border to hike up through just Montana to the Canada border. Morale has gone through some changes, as the landscape does as well....

Aug 19, 2019 : Bryan Walsh
From Zeros to Heroes – And the Neros in Between. Free Time Management on the AT

From Zeros to Heroes – And the Neros in Between. Free Time Management on the AT

Goal-Oriented Hikers The goal of a thru-hiker is simple: to reach the end of their thru-hike. How the end is reached varies with each individual; budget, time constraints, or physical...

Aug 19, 2019 : Aidan Tierney
Trekking Kyrgyzstan’s Heights of Alay Loop, Day 6

Trekking Kyrgyzstan’s Heights of Alay Loop, Day 6

Today we will complete the 6-day loop known as the Heights of Alay Trek, and the day starts off with an unusual challenge. The blankets at this yurt camp are...

Aug 19, 2019 : Take a Hike Photography
Going Solo Pt. 2

Going Solo Pt. 2

Yeah, yeah. This post is ridiculously late. I'm now only 300 miles from the border, but better late than never, as they say. I'm no longer on my own, but...

Aug 18, 2019 : Mitch Baertlein
Weeks 6-7: Tehachapi, Kennedy Meadows, and My Flip to Oregon

Weeks 6-7: Tehachapi, Kennedy Meadows, and My Flip to Oregon

Day 36: Mile 558 to Mile 573 (15 Miles) We woke up after sleeping in a little, or at least what we consider sleeping in. My uncle made breakfast while...

Aug 18, 2019 : Kate Hill
Headed Down South, to the Land of the Pines (Day One SOBO)

Headed Down South, to the Land of the Pines (Day One SOBO)

After Katahdin* I flew out of Portland and arrived home the afternoon of July 3. The next evening, I went to a local park to watch fireworks with some friends....

Aug 18, 2019 : Will Krakow