Thru-Hiking Culture

Trail Casualties: Examining the Thru-Hiker Dropout Rate (Part I)

Trail Casualties: Examining the Thru-Hiker Dropout Rate (Part I)

It's a known fact that the majority of people who set out to take on a thru-hike won't finish. Despite this, defeat and injury are two important subjects which are...

Jul 19, 2017 : Steven
This Week’s Top Instagram Photos from the #AppalachianTrail

This Week’s Top Instagram Photos from the #AppalachianTrail

Ladies, gentlemen, and hiker trash- it has returned.  We are pleased to reintroduce one of our all time favorite series- the top Instagram posts from the Appalachian Trail. Each week,...

Jul 18, 2017 : Elizabeth Kennedy
He’s Fine and so am I: Perspective of the Spouse Left At Home

He’s Fine and so am I: Perspective of the Spouse Left At Home

The following is a guest post courtesy of Jessie Wild. Have a story to share? Submit it Having said that, I always suspected that one day a big wilderness adventure...

Jul 17, 2017 : Guest Post
This Week’s Top Instagram Photos from the #AppalachianTrail

This Week’s Top Instagram Photos from the #AppalachianTrail

Ladies, gentlemen, and hiker trash- it has returned.  We are pleased to reintroduce one of our all time favorite series- the top Instagram posts from the Appalachian Trail. Each week,...

Jul 11, 2017 : Elizabeth Kennedy
Meet The Hostel: Angel’s Rest Hiker Haven, Pearisburg VA

Meet The Hostel: Angel’s Rest Hiker Haven, Pearisburg VA

Name: Angel's Rest Hiker Haven Location: 204 Douglas Ln, Pearisburg, VA 24134 Phone: 540-787-4076 Website: Angels Rest Hiker's Haven, sitting 635 miles north of Springer. The tent campground,

Jul 8, 2017 : Bloodhound
This Week’s Top Instagram Photos from the #AppalachianTrail

This Week’s Top Instagram Photos from the #AppalachianTrail

Ladies, gentlemen, and hiker trash- it has returned.  We are pleased to reintroduce one of our all time favorite series- the top Instagram posts from the Appalachian Trail. Each week,...

Jul 4, 2017 : Elizabeth Kennedy
This Week’s Top Instagram Posts from the #PacificCrestTrail

This Week’s Top Instagram Posts from the #PacificCrestTrail

Thru-hiking season is in full throttle on the #PCT! And there are some great photos floating around thanks to all the hikers out there! Unfortunately, if you are reading this...

Jul 1, 2017 : Mackenzie Findeisen
This Week’s Top Instagram Photos from the #AppalachianTrail

This Week’s Top Instagram Photos from the #AppalachianTrail

Ladies, gentlemen, and hiker trash- it has returned.  We are pleased to reintroduce one of our all time favorite series- the top Instagram posts from the Appalachian Trail. Each week,...

Jun 27, 2017 : Elizabeth Kennedy
This Week’s Top Instagram Photos from the #AppalachianTrail

This Week’s Top Instagram Photos from the #AppalachianTrail

Ladies, gentlemen, and hiker trash- it has returned.  We are pleased to reintroduce one of our all time favorite series- the top Instagram posts from the Appalachian Trail. Each week,...

Jun 20, 2017 : Elizabeth Kennedy
This Week’s Top Instagram Photos from the #AppalachianTrail

This Week’s Top Instagram Photos from the #AppalachianTrail

Ladies, gentlemen, and hiker trash- it has returned.  We are pleased to reintroduce one of our all time favorite series- the top Instagram posts from the Appalachian Trail. Each week,...

Jun 13, 2017 : Elizabeth Kennedy