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Trail Update: Segments 25-28

Trail Update: Segments 25-28

Woohoo, I'm done! Read about my trek through the monsoons to finish the Colorado Trail.

Aug 15, 2020 : Katie Houston
Trail Update: Segments 20-24

Trail Update: Segments 20-24

Another Colorado Trail thru hike update, only a few more segments to go!

Aug 13, 2020 : Katie Houston
Trail Update: Segments 15-19

Trail Update: Segments 15-19

Only 150 miles left in my Colorado Trail journey! Then it's Legs' turn to hike back to Denver.

Jul 26, 2020 : Katie Houston
Trail Update: Segments 10-14

Trail Update: Segments 10-14

I'm 232 miles in on the Colorado Trail! Bad weather and heat rash aside, I'm finally reaching my stride.

Jul 19, 2020 : Katie Houston
Trail Update: Segments Five to Nine

Trail Update: Segments Five to Nine

I am 143 miles in on the Colorado Trail! Thru got to join me for a Segment, and boy is she a trail dog.

Jul 15, 2020 : Katie Houston
Southbounding the PCT Part III: Environmental Truths

Southbounding the PCT Part III: Environmental Truths

Environmental factors can have a significant impact on how much you'll enjoy a hike. That's as true of day hikes as it is for thru-hikes. Sometimes it will feel like...

Jan 30, 2020 : Righteous
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
Southbounding the PCT Part I: Who, How, and Why

Southbounding the PCT Part I: Who, How, and Why

"Oh, you're going the opposite way!" O RLY? I can't tell you how much this phrase began to grate on my nerves over the 2,650-mile trip from Canada to Mexico....

Jan 8, 2020 : Righteous
Resupply Strategy – Food on the Trail

Resupply Strategy – Food on the Trail

Planning your resupply boxes for a thru-hike can seem overwhelming. I had a simple approach and I am going to tell you (post-trail) what worked for me and what didn’t.

Dec 6, 2019 : Laura Garcia
AT SOBO 2019: Tennessee Vortex Is Strong

AT SOBO 2019: Tennessee Vortex Is Strong

I have officially walked home from Maine. I brought six of my smelly new friends with me. Leaving Damascus, I just had this feeling.  All of a sudden it hit...

Nov 18, 2019 : Logan Roark