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Feral Pony Ruthlessly Kicks Thru-Hiker in Balls [Watch]

Feral Pony Ruthlessly Kicks Thru-Hiker in Balls [Watch]

One of the many highlights of the Appalachian Trail is encountering the feral (commonly principles of Leave No Trace and to keep a distance from any wildlife.  There are many reasons...

May 23, 2017 : Zach
Hiking Groups Can Now Register For Campsites on the AT

Hiking Groups Can Now Register For Campsites on the AT

The Appalachian Trail Conservancy (ATC) recently released a campsite registration system:  voluntary thru-hiker registration, AT CAMP aims to continue efforts to mitigate the effects of continued

Apr 18, 2017 : The Editors
National Park Week Free Days: April 15-16, 22-23

National Park Week Free Days: April 15-16, 22-23

Each year, the Department of the Interior waives the national park entry fees on a selection of designated days. In celebration of the 2017 National Park Week, April 15, 16, 22,...

Apr 4, 2017 : The Editors
Submit to Our Weekly Photo Contest

Submit to Our Weekly Photo Contest

Happy summe! From Springer Mountain to a post-holey hike in Wyoming, our readers are getting after it. We want to see the best photo from your weekly adventures, whether you're currently stomping

Apr 1, 2017 : The Editors
Hikers, Hostels, & Heroes: Spring Breakers in Trouble on Max Patch

Hikers, Hostels, & Heroes: Spring Breakers in Trouble on Max Patch

The Hikers What was supposed to be a nice outing, in a warm place, far away from the bitter clutches of the Minnesota winter, turned out to be a struggle...

Mar 22, 2017 : Bloodhound
REI Dividends Are Out: Here’s How to Find Yours

REI Dividends Are Out: Here’s How to Find Yours

It's that time of year again... when the gear nerds REI members get rewarded for their dollars spent at REI over the past year. In case you missed the memo, REI membership...

Mar 17, 2017 : The Editors
Grim Outlook for 2017 Lyme Disease Forecast in New England

Grim Outlook for 2017 Lyme Disease Forecast in New England

According to a deer tick image Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Tips for Preventing Lyme Disease Make sure to do thorough tick checks morning and night, and after taking...

Mar 10, 2017 : The Editors
This Land is Your Land… And Yours, And Yours, And Yours

This Land is Your Land… And Yours, And Yours, And Yours

Unless you’ve been hiding under Mahoosuc Notch for the past year and a half, you might have noticed that Americans aren’t exactly getting along these days. From Facebook browsing to...

Mar 1, 2017 : Spencer
Runner’s Foot Impaled by Intentionally Placed Nail on North Carolina Trail

Runner’s Foot Impaled by Intentionally Placed Nail on North Carolina Trail

Pinnacle Park near Asheville, North Carolina is closed after a runner's foot was impaled by a 4-inch galvanized nail intentionally hammered into an on-trail tree root. Area race director Brian

Feb 21, 2017 : The Editors
Outdoor Retailer Trade Show Is Leaving Utah

Outdoor Retailer Trade Show Is Leaving Utah

After a meeting to address the recent disparities between Utah's state government actions and the ideals of the Outdoor Industry Association (OIA), the outdoor industry's biggest trade show is

Feb 16, 2017 : The Editors