Trail Correspondents

Trail Correspondents Episode #13: Technology Use on a Thru-Hike

Trail Correspondents Episode #13: Technology Use on a Thru-Hike

Technology on a thru-hike.  Combining these words tends to rouse some heated debate.  Some people abstain entirely from technology during their hikes, opting only to keep in touch with

Sep 10, 2018 : Zach
Trail Correspondents Episode #12: The Lows

Trail Correspondents Episode #12: The Lows

Many people's perception of the thru-hiking lifestyle comes via social media, where people are more likely to portray the the cheery, positive aspects of this undertaking. You see the

Aug 23, 2018 : Zach
Trail Correspondents Episode #11: The Highs

Trail Correspondents Episode #11: The Highs

Today's episode is our most uplifting to date.  That's because our thru-hikers have been tasked with describing the highs of their journey.  Specifically, we learn what keeps them going-

Aug 6, 2018 : Zach
Trail Correspondents Episode #10: Trail Food, Changing Physiques, and Gear Sent Home

Trail Correspondents Episode #10: Trail Food, Changing Physiques, and Gear Sent Home

Today's episode hits on a few subjects that are often the top of mind for thru-hikers and those curious about the undertaking. They are: food, how hikers' bodies change over...

Jul 16, 2018 : Zach
Trail Correspondents Episode #9: The Wildcard Show

Trail Correspondents Episode #9: The Wildcard Show

This is a fun episode, as our hikers were tasked only to report on whatever subject was at the forefront of their minds.  The instructions were loose and the results...

Jun 25, 2018 : Zach
Trail Correspondents Episode #8: The Biggest Surprises (Pt II)

Trail Correspondents Episode #8: The Biggest Surprises (Pt II)

When backpacking through the backcountry for months on end, there's one thing that can be relied upon: expect the unexpected.  Today's episode focuses in on exactly that- the biggest

Jun 4, 2018 : Zach
Trail Correspondents Episode #7: The Biggest Surprises (Pt I)

Trail Correspondents Episode #7: The Biggest Surprises (Pt I)

When backpacking through the backcountry for months on end, there's one thing that can be relied upon: expect the unexpected.  Today's episode focuses in on exactly that- the biggest

May 28, 2018 : Zach
Trail Correspondents Episode #6: The First Week on Trail (Part 2)

Trail Correspondents Episode #6: The First Week on Trail (Part 2)

 Today we hear from the 2nd batch of our thru-hikers about a week into their journey.  You can find the first part of this HERE. Today we hear from:...

May 14, 2018 : Zach
Trail Correspondents Episode #5: The Night Before (Part 2)

Trail Correspondents Episode #5: The Night Before (Part 2)

Today we check in with the other half of our trail correspondents during a excitement and/or diarrhea filled period of their journey- the night before starting the thru-hike. 2018

May 3, 2018 : Zach
Trail Correspondents Episode #4: The First Week on Trail (Part I)

Trail Correspondents Episode #4: The First Week on Trail (Part I)

Episode number 4 of our Trail Correspondents series comes directly from the trail!  Our hikers were tasked with interviewing a fellow thru-hiker about their first impressions of their

Apr 19, 2018 : Zach