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ATC Requests Appalachian Trail Closed Until 4/30

ATC Requests Appalachian Trail Closed Until 4/30

The Appalachian Trail Conservancy and 29 of the 31 AT maintaining clubs in early April asked the federal government to close the entire Appalachian Trail until April 30 because of...

Apr 28, 2020 : Maggie Slepian
Gear Review: HOKA ONE ONE Speedgoat 4

Gear Review: HOKA ONE ONE Speedgoat 4

They're built for long trail races and technical terrain, but these shoes make an argument for themselves as a fantastic thru-hiking shoe. 

Apr 28, 2020 : Effie Drew
Stay Inspired During Quarantine with Jennifer Pharr Davis’s Armchair Adventure Book Club

Stay Inspired During Quarantine with Jennifer Pharr Davis’s Armchair Adventure Book Club

This is not what we pictured the hiking season of 2020 to look like. Just when we think that it'll be an injury, illness, family emergency, or fatigue that will...

Apr 5, 2020 : Effie Drew
Forest Service Says PCT Permit Holders Can no Longer Complete Thru-Hike on Public Lands

Forest Service Says PCT Permit Holders Can no Longer Complete Thru-Hike on Public Lands

(Updated 12:30 p.m. MT, April 1) Director of Communications and Marketing for the PCTA, Scott Wilkinson has stated: "What we're now telling the hiking community is to stay off the...

Mar 31, 2020 : The Editors
The Week That Changed My Year, as Told by My Texts

The Week That Changed My Year, as Told by My Texts

Never have I ever known as wide a range of emotions that carried such consequence as those I experienced March 14 to March 20. I went from extreme to extreme...

Mar 25, 2020 : Rachel S
Congrats to These 2019 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers: October 17 – November 13

Congrats to These 2019 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers: October 17 – November 13

Congratulations to all of the incredible 2019 finishers out there! Whether it is your first thru, or you've added another notch to your long-distance-backpacking belt, your accomplishment deserves to

Nov 17, 2019 : Rachel S
Congrats to These 2019 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers: October 17 – October 30

Congrats to These 2019 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers: October 17 – October 30

Congratulations to all of the incredible 2019 finishers out there! Whether it is your first thru, or you've added another notch to your long-distance-backpacking belt, your accomplishment deserves to

Oct 31, 2019 : Rachel S
Congrats to These 2019 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers: October 10 – October 16

Congrats to These 2019 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers: October 10 – October 16

Congratulations to all of the incredible 2019 finishers out there! Whether it is your first thru, or you've added another notch to your long-distance-backpacking belt, your accomplishment deserves to

Oct 16, 2019 : Rachel S
Congrats to These 2019 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers: October 10 – October 16

Congrats to These 2019 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers: October 10 – October 16

Congratulations to all of the incredible 2019 finishers out there! Whether it is your first thru, or you've added another notch to your long-distance-backpacking belt, your accomplishment deserves to

Oct 16, 2019 : Rachel S
Congrats to These 2019 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers: October 3 – October 9

Congrats to These 2019 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers: October 3 – October 9

Congratulations to all of the incredible 2019 finishers out there! Whether it is your first thru, or you've added another notch to your long-distance-backpacking belt, your accomplishment deserves to

Oct 9, 2019 : Rachel S