Inspiration

A Mile In My Boots, or 34 ?

A Mile In My Boots, or 34 ?

Doc on the Trail : A Mile In My Boots, or 34 ? "Sometimes even to live is an act of courage." ∼ Seneca I stepped out with the class...

Jan 15, 2024 : Doc
Ripples on the Surface – An Origin Story

Ripples on the Surface – An Origin Story

A Pursuit of Peace                  " To bear trials with a calm mind robs misfortune of its strength and burden." ∼ Seneca  ...

Jan 10, 2024 : Doc
Doc On The Trail : An Introduction

Doc On The Trail : An Introduction

Watch Out for That First Step, It's A Doozie "Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars and see yourself running with them." ∼ Marcus Aurelius   Here we...

Jan 5, 2024 : Doc
Tossing a Trashy Attitude

Tossing a Trashy Attitude

Our Beautiful Planet- Views from the Colorado Trail in 2023 of the planet we are privileged to live on. Convictions from a Colorado Trail Thru-Hike following the new year. I...

Jan 5, 2024 : Wesley Black
Ranking the Colorado Trail Segments: 100% Subjective, Completely True

Ranking the Colorado Trail Segments: 100% Subjective, Completely True

The 486 miles between Denver and Durango on the Colorado Trail (CT) weave through six wilderness areas, eight mountain ranges, and five major river systems. The Colorado Trail Foundation calls...

Jan 3, 2024 : Katie Jackson
Answering the Top 15 FAQs about the Pacific Crest Trail

Answering the Top 15 FAQs about the Pacific Crest Trail

Happy New Year! I'm responding to the top 15 most frequently asked questions I received about my hike. What's that/where's that? The Pacific Coast Trail, right? I used to think...

Jan 2, 2024 : Mary H
10 Awesome Winter Day Hikes

10 Awesome Winter Day Hikes

When winter arrives, it doesn't have to mean hiking season's over. Snow and ice can transform trails into new adventures with different kinds of dramatic scenery. Bare tree branches reveal...

Dec 20, 2023 : Diane Duffard
Excerpt From “My Girl Vaida”: Part Hiking Adventure, Part Puppy Love Story

Excerpt From “My Girl Vaida”: Part Hiking Adventure, Part Puppy Love Story

My Girl Vaida, written by Caitlin Quinn, is the story of Caitlin and her dog Vaida, the bright-eyed lab mix puppy she adopts and takes along on her adventures. Moving...

Dec 18, 2023 : Kendra Slagter
Stunning Documentary Sequel “Why Do I Hike 2” Shows the True Hardships of Thru-Hiking

Stunning Documentary Sequel “Why Do I Hike 2” Shows the True Hardships of Thru-Hiking

"Why Do I Hike 2: Hardships of a Thru-Hike" is a 1.5-hour documentary by Croatian filmmaker and thru-hiker, Nikola Horvat, aka "Tesla" about his 2022 CDT thru-hike attempt. It is...

Dec 14, 2023 : Penina Crocker
Learning From a Successfully Failed Thru-Hike of the PCT

Learning From a Successfully Failed Thru-Hike of the PCT

In 2019, I almost thru-hiked the Pacific Crest Trail. My intention was to hike the entire PCT, Northbound, in a single season. Five years in the making, it was cut...

Dec 13, 2023 : Fire Breather