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Outdoor Therapy: Navy Veteran Turns to Hiking

Outdoor Therapy: Navy Veteran Turns to Hiking

In war, there are no unwounded soldiers. - José Narosky One-third of returning OIF/OEF veterans report suffering from problems with mental health. One-fourth report suffering from substance

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…

Well, hello! First things first, let me introduce myself. My name is Brendan, I’m from New Zealand, I currently live in Austria, and I am about to embark on my...

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!

It’s been a long time coming. A year of planning, months of buying the never ending gear list, and hiking as much as I could with my pack. But the...

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
Hiking to Heal: AT for Mental Health Awareness

Hiking to Heal: AT for Mental Health Awareness

Hi! Who Are You? Hi everyone! I'm Cassidy Camp, a 23-year-old gal born in Idaho, but I've bopped around between Washington State, Florida, and most recently, Ohio. I have a...

May 18, 2019 : Cassidy Camp