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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
Personal Growth, Our Hopes for Oregon and Washington

Personal Growth, Our Hopes for Oregon and Washington

After more than three months in California, I have now crossed into Oregon. Reaching this border felt like the most significant milestone of the trail for me so far. Dinner...

Aug 11, 2018 : Taylor Weixl
Stories From The Trail Ep. 15 – Still Got Most Of It Left with Odie

Stories From The Trail Ep. 15 – Still Got Most Of It Left with Odie

Matthew "Odie" Norman is best known on the AT as the bus-dwelling, shaggy-faced creator of the Join our community AND support the show! Grandma Gatewood iTunes Spotify Youtube Join

Aug 10, 2018 : Gary Sizer
Remembering How the Trail Provides

Remembering How the Trail Provides

I had my first “moment” on trail today.  A little background: on trail I go by Soulshine. Last year I hiked two-thirds of the Pacific Crest Trail, and this year...

Aug 5, 2018 : Alexandria Cremer
Escaping Fires While Putting Oregon in the Rearview

Escaping Fires While Putting Oregon in the Rearview

Hello everyone out there in The Trek land. I'm currently in Packwood, WA, with less than 400 miles to go and again behind on the updates. Below you will find...

Jul 30, 2018 : Chris Guynn
The Path to Heaven and the Climb from Hell

The Path to Heaven and the Climb from Hell

First, we’re still alive and well. Second, we know it’s been awhile since our last post, and we apologize for this. Not to make excuses but we’ve been out of...

Jul 29, 2018 : Nolan and Michelle
Discouragement, Sweeping Landscapes, and the Sierra

Discouragement, Sweeping Landscapes, and the Sierra

Miles walked: 1,060 Audio: The sweet sounds of the Sierra, since both my portable chargers died and I needed my phone for the GPS. Whoops! Hearing a river crossing before...

Jul 26, 2018 : Anna Smiley
The Best Women’s Hiking Apparel

The Best Women’s Hiking Apparel

The following is a Sponsored Post brought to you by REI.  You can find their array of quality women's clothing Smartwool NTS Mid 250 Zip-T MSRP: $100 REI Co-op Screeline...

Jul 26, 2018 : The Editors
What I Appreciate, What I Don’t Miss

What I Appreciate, What I Don’t Miss

I recently stayed in town (Truckee, CA) for a few days as I was lucky enough to have grown up near the area and have a place to stay. I...

Jul 19, 2018 : Taylor Sienkiewicz
Wildfires Continue to Close Sections of Pacific Crest Trail

Wildfires Continue to Close Sections of Pacific Crest Trail

Wildfires in California and Washington are closing sections of the Pacific Crest Trail, with smoke shrouding thru-hikers in a haze. "The smoke is getting kind of bad, ruining the views,...

Jul 19, 2018 : The Editors