Hiker Intro

It’s my Grandpa’s fault. Why I’m being pulled to hike the AT

It’s my Grandpa’s fault. Why I’m being pulled to hike the AT

If you picture a slender man with white hair, sporting a bright orange external frame pack from Jansport, you might be talking about anybody who hiked thirty years ago. But...

Dec 12, 2018 : Sarah Thomsen
Courage to Hike as an Overweight Woman

Courage to Hike as an Overweight Woman

Courage to hike as an overweight woman happened two years ago, when walking upstairs or cleaning my house winded and drenched me in sweat. A medical condition, long recovered from,...

Dec 9, 2018 : Michele "Artemis" Rosa
Introduction: NOBO Self-Supported Record Attempt

Introduction: NOBO Self-Supported Record Attempt

My name is Chris Pratt and I’m 29 years old. Why would you attempt the self-supported record? What makes you think you can do that? Are you even going to...

Dec 3, 2018 : Chris Pratt
Adventure Anxiety: How Mountains Heal

Adventure Anxiety: How Mountains Heal

When I turned ten, I became a familiar face at my city's hospital. Doctors couldn't figure out the cause of  my stomachaches, fatigue, and irritability, so I was diagnosed as...

Dec 1, 2018 : Jacob Woods
Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike Reasons-Artemis

Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike Reasons-Artemis

Appalachian Trail thru-hike reasons are never simple.  If only it was a simple answer. My hiking vlogs documenting preparations for my thru-hike are differentiated with jokes and blooper reels. But

Dec 1, 2018 : Michele "Artemis" Rosa
“Why I’m Hiking the PCT,” From a Girl Who Never Wanted to Hike At All

“Why I’m Hiking the PCT,” From a Girl Who Never Wanted to Hike At All

1. The Lists When I realized I wanted to thru-hike the PCT, one of the first things I did was pick up Zach is not bribing me with food to say...

Nov 30, 2018 : Tiffany Chou
Appalachian Trail Emotional Cairns along the Trail

Appalachian Trail Emotional Cairns along the Trail

Every introduction needs an intro. Before I introduce myself and talk about the motivations behind my 2019 Appalachian Trail thru-hike attempt, I will start with a deep reflection about the

Nov 30, 2018 : Michele "Artemis" Rosa
The SHT Show: An Introduction

The SHT Show: An Introduction

Allow me to introduce myself. My name is Konnor Arnaud-Leblanc and in ten months I'll be back where things make sense. On trail. This time next August I'll be loading...

Nov 25, 2018 : Konnor Arnaud-Leblanc
You Can Walk Anywhere as Long as You’ve Got the Time

You Can Walk Anywhere as Long as You’ve Got the Time

Well, here goes nothing, huh? In about four months time I am attempting a northbound thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail. Sometimes it feels hard to say out loud, like you...

Nov 20, 2018 : Elena Alves
March and Trail Challenges Are Sneaking Up Quickly

March and Trail Challenges Are Sneaking Up Quickly

Whenever you're driving and you pass a long stretch of empty field with a forest on the other side, does that forest call to you to park your car and...

Nov 15, 2018 : Angelina Petrozza