Completed Thru-Hikers

Congratulations to these 2022 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 4

Congratulations to these 2022 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 4

Incoming! We have our next wave of Pacific Crest Trail thru-hike finishers! We're stoked to celebrate this incredible accomplishment alongside these unreal thru-hikers. They spent months on trail,

Sep 29, 2022 : Kendra Slagter
Congratulations to these 2022 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 9

Congratulations to these 2022 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 9

We're excited to announce our next wave of Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike Finishers! These folks spent months on trail hiking towards their long-time goal: making it to the Katahdin terminus. It's...

Sep 27, 2022 : Kendra Slagter
There is No “Done”: Reflections on a Completed AT Thru-Hike

There is No “Done”: Reflections on a Completed AT Thru-Hike

Even the Appalachian Mountains were fallible, carved and folded into their present form by calamitous, earth-shattering forces. And yet they lay under my feet as steady and solid as anything.

Sep 26, 2022 : Emilee Hackney
Congratulations to these 2022 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 3

Congratulations to these 2022 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 3

There's a specific moment that every thru-hiker had where they officially decided to hike the Pacific Crest Trail. What started as an idea turned into a full-blown reality, characterized by...

Sep 19, 2022 : Kendra Slagter
Congratulations to these 2022 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 8

Congratulations to these 2022 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 8

This is it. This is the moment. The moment these hikers have been working towards for months: The final steps upon Katahdin. 2,193 miles, 14 states, 515,000 feet of elevation...

Sep 17, 2022 : Kendra Slagter
Congratulations to these 2022 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 2

Congratulations to these 2022 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 2

2650 miles, 3 states, 26 national forests, 7 national parks, and countless ramen bombs later, these Pacific Crest Trail thru-hikers successfully trekked from Mexico to Canada. Making it to the

Sep 8, 2022 : Kendra Slagter
Congratulations to these 2022 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 7

Congratulations to these 2022 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 7

Incoming! Part 7 of our Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike Finisher Series is here! After months of crushing miles and pushing through the highs and lows of thru-hiking, these incredible individuals

Sep 5, 2022 : Kendra Slagter
Congratulations to these 2022 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 6

Congratulations to these 2022 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 6

Ah, the Appalachian Trail. One of America's most iconic trails. The AT spans 2190 miles through fourteen states and along the crests and valleys of the Appalachian Mountain Range. The...

Aug 30, 2022 : Kendra Slagter
Congratulations to these 2022 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 5

Congratulations to these 2022 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 5

Everyone has a handful of moments throughout their lives that feel like victorious milestones: moments in life that they have worked towards and successfully achieved, whether that's graduating

Aug 22, 2022 : Kendra Slagter
Congratulations to these 2022 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 4

Congratulations to these 2022 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 4

From the moment Appalachian Trail thru-hikers take their first steps on trail, they are already dreaming about that victorious moment atop of Katahdin. Every day, they wake up and tick...

Aug 15, 2022 : Kendra Slagter