Bloggers

Embracing the Challenge: Training and the PCT

Embracing the Challenge: Training and the PCT

Are you willing to train to achieve, or will you sit at home and dream?

Jan 17, 2020 : Becca Mickley
Added Benefit of an AT Thru-Hike in 2020

Added Benefit of an AT Thru-Hike in 2020

As a dedicated listener to NPR, it was a surprise to find myself trolling for a good music station during my commute home the other day. My iPhone addiction has...

Jan 16, 2020 : KMac
From the Woods to the Sea and Back Again

From the Woods to the Sea and Back Again

It was 4:02 a.m. and the room was dark except for the soft green glow of the phosphorescent life jacket sticker posted on the wall locker door in the corner....

Jan 16, 2020 : Greg McGrath
My Mistakes and Gear: What I’m Taking on the PCT in 2020

My Mistakes and Gear: What I’m Taking on the PCT in 2020

Hot Topic Isn’t Just a Clothing Store Gear seems to be the hottest and most highly requested topic in the online backpacking realms and for good reason. Lightweight, good-quality gear...

Jan 16, 2020 : Shannon R
Southbounding the PCT Part II: Setting Off

Southbounding the PCT Part II: Setting Off

For Part Two, I asked fellow SOBOs their start and finish dates, what they liked about the schedule, and what about it was difficult. To close it out, we touch...

Jan 15, 2020 : Righteous
Finding My Why

Finding My Why

The Who I’m Sophia! I’m a 24-year-old newbie backpacker who is hoppin' on the Appalachian Trail this spring and walking for a whiiiile until I get to Maine. I am...

Jan 15, 2020 : Sophia Garber
5 Ways To Generate Fundraising Exposure on Trail

5 Ways To Generate Fundraising Exposure on Trail

Let them know why you're out there and how it will make a difference.

Jan 15, 2020 : Jacob Myers
It’s Good to Share – Dudley’s AT Vlog

It’s Good to Share – Dudley’s AT Vlog

The VLOG explains what drove an old man from a comfortable retirement to the hard life of an AT Thru-Hiker!

Jan 14, 2020 : Dudley
Section A of the Great Divide Trail

Section A of the Great Divide Trail

Ok Kelly, I’ve figured out all of my permits, I know where I need them, when I need to book and where I need to go, but, what are all...

Jan 14, 2020 : Kelly McDonald
Don’t Shake Off the Shakedown

Don’t Shake Off the Shakedown

If you are like me, scouring all manner of blogs, boards, and groups, the one constant you'll see (besides bear bag vs. bear canister debate!) are suggestions to shake down...

Jan 13, 2020 : Mags on the Trail