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Hiking Across Iceland with Your Family… What Could Go Wrong? 

Hiking Across Iceland with Your Family… What Could Go Wrong? 

Who's Bringing the Brennivín? "So this tiny little blue squiggle is the river we have to ford, right?" It's 1 a.m. and I'm still pouring over various maps of Iceland....

Jul 4, 2019 : Kate Stelfox
Outdoor Therapy: Navy Veteran Turns to Hiking

Outdoor Therapy: Navy Veteran Turns to Hiking

US Navy disabled veteran turns to hiking as a method of overcoming depression, PTSD, and other mental health difficulties.

Jun 25, 2019 : Sweet Monkey
Appalachian Trail SOBO 2019.  Here I Come!

Appalachian Trail SOBO 2019. Here I Come!

I have officially run out of things to do...      Just over a month ago, I made a conscious decision that I was going to attempt to thru-hike the...

Jun 19, 2019 : Logan Roark
Introducing Marlene, SOBO on the PCT… because why not?

Introducing Marlene, SOBO on the PCT… because why not?

It would be sensible not to go. But to be sensible is to be commonplace. To be commonplace is unpardonable. -Margaret Gehrke My name is Marlene Hild, and I am...

Jun 11, 2019 : Marlene Hild
Thru-hiking, Austrian Style…

Thru-hiking, Austrian Style…

This July I'm thru-hiking Austria. Yes, the entire length of a country, 600 miles to be (approximately) exact. Thru-hiking in Europe throws up it's own challenges, and is no doubt...

Jun 11, 2019 : Brendan Clarke
Hiking the Real Hike: Day 1, Day 2, and Ow!

Hiking the Real Hike: Day 1, Day 2, and Ow!

The first two days didn't exactly go as planned. The trail was not so kind to my hiking buddy. She was injured day two! Our first zero day occurred on...

Jun 10, 2019 : Cecelia Taylor
Griz’s AT SOBO Intro

Griz’s AT SOBO Intro

Who are you? Greetings! My (trail) name is Griz. I’m 24 years old from Charleston, SC. I graduated from the College of Charleston in 2017 and hiked the PCT that...

Jun 9, 2019 : Jake
Changing Directions

Changing Directions

So I was all geared up (pun intended) to start at Springer in early April.  However, flexibility is an important character trait both on and off trail, and when a...

Jun 3, 2019 : Travis Smith
Too Many Parentheses – A Trail Correspondent’s Tale

Too Many Parentheses – A Trail Correspondent’s Tale

Hiya! My name is Madi and I am going to be part of the Trail Correspondents Podcast SOBOing the PCT starting June 20! A Little About Me I’m a Kiwi...

May 24, 2019 : Madi Piechota
Solo, SOBO, and Only 17!

Solo, SOBO, and Only 17!

Just a little intro to me and my hike. I am 17 years old and almost graduated from high school. I head up to Maine one week post-graduation and will...

May 22, 2019 : Savannah Fredericks