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Hiking off “The List:” Life After Finishing the New England 67

Hiking off “The List:” Life After Finishing the New England 67

I met my goal, now what? It has been almost a month since I summited my final peak on the The 100 Highest, Redlining, etc., but I'm even at a...

Sep 5, 2018 : Socked In
Seven of the Best Day Hikes in New Hampshire

Seven of the Best Day Hikes in New Hampshire

Not up for a full on backpacking trip this weekend? No worries! Here are some of the most iconic, butt-kicking, best day hikes in New Hampshire that can be done...

Sep 4, 2018 : Andrea Davis
The Great Trail: Connecting Canada 15,000 Miles from Sea-to-Sea

The Great Trail: Connecting Canada 15,000 Miles from Sea-to-Sea

In 1992, as part of Canada’s 125th anniversary celebrations, the Trans Canada Trail Association was founded with the dream of connecting the second-largest country in the world with a single...

Aug 27, 2018 : Samantha Olthof
The Best Hikes in the Midwest

The Best Hikes in the Midwest

The Midwest is certainly not famous for long trails or epic mountain hikes. For example, in my home state of Ohio, the highest point is 1,550-foot Campbell Hill, which can...

Aug 25, 2018 : Jim Rahtz
48 Things That 48 Mountains Have Taught Me

48 Things That 48 Mountains Have Taught Me

A little under a year ago, I set a big goal for myself. I wanted to hike the 48 mountains in New Hampshire that sit at 4,000 feet or above,...

Aug 25, 2018 : Andrea Davis
Finishing the New England 67 4,000-Footers

Finishing the New England 67 4,000-Footers

The Beginning of the End I want to remember it all. Every moment, smell, sound, all the feelings I felt - the smiles and tears. I did the thing I...

Aug 18, 2018 : Socked In
Ten Reasons to Hike the Tahoe Rim Trail

Ten Reasons to Hike the Tahoe Rim Trail

Since finishing up the AT last September, I’ve been on the lookout for my next backpacking experience. Scouting for the site of my next adventure (and first solo thru-hike), I...

Aug 16, 2018 : Marina Clementi
We All Start Somewhere: Beginner Backpacking Stories from Experienced Backpackers

We All Start Somewhere: Beginner Backpacking Stories from Experienced Backpackers

When asked about their first overnight trip, your average outdoor enthusiast may describe a perfect weekend spent ogling dramatic landscapes and sleeping under starry skies. But what they may be

Aug 15, 2018 : Colleen Goldhorn
Best Day, Weekend, and Long-Distance Hikes in Wyoming and Utah

Best Day, Weekend, and Long-Distance Hikes in Wyoming and Utah

Spending time in nature is one of the best antidotes to Western society's fast-paced, consumer-driven world. Whether you're looking to spend a couple of hours or a couple of months...

Aug 14, 2018 : Anne K. Baker
Best Day, Weekend, and Long-Distance Hikes of the Southeast

Best Day, Weekend, and Long-Distance Hikes of the Southeast

When many people think of mountains, it's easy for the mind to immediately turn to the splendor of the Rockies, the majesty of the High Sierra, or the rugged peaks...

Aug 9, 2018 : Stacia Bennett