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Crossing State Lines Like a SOBO; Hello, New Hampshire

Crossing State Lines Like a SOBO; Hello, New Hampshire

Day 26: Mile 256.9 to Mile 264.9 Somebody told the mountains they could be anything when they grew up, so they grew up to be jungle gyms. Ladders going up....

Aug 8, 2018 : Amie Spring
Oh Man, Oh Maine, Oh Mountains.

Oh Man, Oh Maine, Oh Mountains.

Day 19: Mile 188.2 to Mile 196.6 Pretty easy day today, or it should have been should I say. In all honesty, it hasn’t been that taxing, we’ve had a...

Aug 2, 2018 : Amie Spring
SOBO Resupply Spreadsheet

SOBO Resupply Spreadsheet

When it comes to the nitty gritty details of resupply, understandably it can be a bit overwhelming. Fortunately for us all, I have an anal retentive father who loves spreadsheets....

Aug 1, 2018 : Katie Doane
Call Me Wildlife; and Lily Is Muddy Boots

Call Me Wildlife; and Lily Is Muddy Boots

That's my name now - don't wear it out! And Lily's trail name is Muddy Boots. We made it through the 100-Mile Wilderness in two pieces (one each, of course),...

Jul 19, 2018 : Emma Rosenfield
Little Red’s Tales of Katahdin and the 100-Mile Wilderness

Little Red’s Tales of Katahdin and the 100-Mile Wilderness

Before I kick this off, I should mention that my trail name was issued within days of starting. Want to guess what it is? If you read my first post...

Jul 19, 2018 : Amie Spring
My 300-Mile Tested Gear List

My 300-Mile Tested Gear List

Ole Man from the AT lodge told us that we'll learn everything we need to know for our thru-hike while in the 100-Mile Wilderness. I'm 300 miles into my thru-hike in...

Jul 12, 2018 : Alexa Tubbs
Southbounding the PCT, Part 5: The Last Words

Southbounding the PCT, Part 5: The Last Words

It's officially SOBO season. The Hart's Pass Snotel plot hit zero last week, the clarion call to those striking out on the path to Mexico. With no time to spare...

Jun 24, 2018 : Righteous
Southbounding the PCT, Part 4: Resupply, Towns, and Trail Angels

Southbounding the PCT, Part 4: Resupply, Towns, and Trail Angels

It's no secret that the majority of long-distance hikers on the PCT choose a northbound itinerary. Many services along the trail tailor their schedules to best serve the bubble, which...

Jun 11, 2018 : Righteous
The Stunning and Harsh Wilderness of Central Arizona

The Stunning and Harsh Wilderness of Central Arizona

Exhausted from the previous night, I woke up a bit late. Steel had already left. For a change, the sky was overcast and cool with just a hint of some...

May 26, 2018 : Righteous
Southbounding the PCT, Part Three: Environmental Truths

Southbounding the PCT, Part Three: Environmental Truths

Environmental factors can have a significant impact on how much you'll enjoy a hike. That's as true of day hikes as it is for thru-hikes. Sometimes it will feel like...

May 12, 2018 : Righteous