Trail Update

Injury and Aftermath – Priest Lake to Bonner’s Ferry

Injury and Aftermath – Priest Lake to Bonner’s Ferry

You take the high road and I take the low road Twig and Wolverine head up to Lion’s Head ridge for a burly bushwhack (the infamous heights-filled class 2/3 ridge...

Aug 4, 2022 : Skunkbear
AT Days 96-99:  Shenandoah, we hardly knew ye

AT Days 96-99: Shenandoah, we hardly knew ye

After five days of searing heat in Virginia, I thought a little rain might be welcome.  Unfortunately, there was so much rain that I had very few clear views within...

Aug 4, 2022 : Scott Morrison
Day 22 – Go West Young Man

Day 22 – Go West Young Man

Sampling the Collegiate West section of the Colorado Trail.

Aug 4, 2022 : Amanda Lauritsen
Views, falls and trail towns – Monson to Stratton, Maine

Views, falls and trail towns – Monson to Stratton, Maine

So I have now passed the 300km mark on my southward journey to Georgia. I'm told that soon after leaving Stratton, I will pass the "2000 miles to go" mark...

Aug 4, 2022 : Bec on the AT
Slip Slidin’ Down Kinsman

Slip Slidin’ Down Kinsman

Our last hut, Lonesome Lake and climbing the Kinsmans.

Aug 3, 2022 : Eric and Hayley
Hikertrash: shower laundry, tent cities and being caught pantsless on trail.

Hikertrash: shower laundry, tent cities and being caught pantsless on trail.

I feel certain that if was a local living rough and I'd hung my poorly-washed, torn and stained clothes on a fence to dry, I'd be moved on.

Aug 3, 2022 : Jaimie
Opening the magical doors to the High Sierra’s

Opening the magical doors to the High Sierra’s

Walking out of Kennedy Meadows South after a few days of deserved rest felt amazing. The excitement for a new chapter was felt by all of us. We hiked out...

Aug 3, 2022 : Michelle Kloosterman
Flipping to Mazama, WA

Flipping to Mazama, WA

The plan for how to get back up north is a house of cards. Remove any one of the cards at the base and the entire house comes down. Hopefully,...

Aug 2, 2022 : Trunks
Pyrenees High Route (HRP) – A Microstate And A Sunrise Summit (D35-39)

Pyrenees High Route (HRP) – A Microstate And A Sunrise Summit (D35-39)

I set my alarm for 3.45 so that I could be on the move by 4.30.  Yup, it was to be a sunrise summit mostly or entirely done in darkness...

Aug 2, 2022 : Enigma
Lake of the Woods Highway to Callahan Lodge

Lake of the Woods Highway to Callahan Lodge

Huckleberries are more than a widely available PCT fruit, they are the metaphor. Whatever your adventure is, world travel, or local exploration, we are all just making the effort to...

Aug 1, 2022 : Trunks