Inspiration

Thru-Hiking the Italian Alps from West to East in Three Months

Thru-Hiking the Italian Alps from West to East in Three Months

A crazy dream lived in us. One of those things that you put on your bucket list of things to do before you're 30, before you have children, before you...

Dec 11, 2018 : Deux Pas Vers L Autre
My Daughter Is an Aspiring 46er, Which Pretty Much Makes Me an Aspiring 46er

My Daughter Is an Aspiring 46er, Which Pretty Much Makes Me an Aspiring 46er

This past summer my teenage daughter and I embarked on attempting to hike the 46 Adirondack High Peaks. If we hike the 46 highest peaks in the 6.1-million acre Adirondack...

Dec 5, 2018 : Scott
Why Do We Hike?

Why Do We Hike?

I’ve always wondered why the trail calls to me so much. I know I enjoy hiking, but why do I like it so much? Why do I enjoy spending days,...

Nov 29, 2018 : Josh Johnson
How to Hike Nepal’s Incredible 150-Mile Annapurna Circuit

How to Hike Nepal’s Incredible 150-Mile Annapurna Circuit

Nepal is where you go when you want to step up your hiking game, when you’re serious about mountains. The Annapurna Circuit is just a hop, skip away from Everest,...

Nov 28, 2018 : Tide Walker
How to Visit Every State Park in Your State

How to Visit Every State Park in Your State

When thinking of iconic spots, big mountain hikes, or awe-inspiring vistas, our country's national parks are often the first thing that comes to mind. While these parks provide recreation for...

Nov 25, 2018 : Colleen Goldhorn
The 12-Peak Belknaps: A Perfect Intro to Completing a Hiking List

The 12-Peak Belknaps: A Perfect Intro to Completing a Hiking List

The Belknaps consist of 12 official mountains and several locally named "humps," which make 19. By hiking the 12 specific mountains in the range you can earn a Belknap Range Red...

Nov 23, 2018 : Socked In
How to Hike West Virginia’s Cranberry Wilderness

How to Hike West Virginia’s Cranberry Wilderness

I’ve been going through trail withdrawal hard since finishing my AT thru-hike in September. With winter quickly approaching and hiking season winding down, I decided to peel myself off my...

Nov 21, 2018 : Audrey Payne
How the Eight-Member Crawford Family Completed the Appalachian Trail

How the Eight-Member Crawford Family Completed the Appalachian Trail

At 10 a.m. on Aug. 9, the Crawford family finished what they started: hiking from Springer Mountain, GA, to Mount Katahdin, ME. Check out the early part of their hike...

Nov 15, 2018 : Bloodhound
Meet the Women Hiking, Biking, and Kayaking from South America to the Arctic Ocean

Meet the Women Hiking, Biking, and Kayaking from South America to the Arctic Ocean

For the past three years, Bethany "Fidgit" Hughes and Lauren "Neon" Reed have been on a journey spanning countries, thousands of miles, and multiple continents. And they're far from done....

Nov 14, 2018 : Becky Booroojian
Films that Capture the Essence of Long-Trail Hiking

Films that Capture the Essence of Long-Trail Hiking

Amid my last adventure, all at once, my freedom of choice and free will were stripped away from me.

Nov 10, 2018 : Bret