Thru-Hiking Culture

Long distance potato chips

Long distance potato chips

I've missed the trail every moment of every day since September 2nd 2016.  I missed it before I even

Feb 23rd : Dylan Niknot
The One Short Story Every Thru-Hiker Should Read

The One Short Story Every Thru-Hiker Should Read

More than a little ink has been spilled in praise of the outdoors over the years. For millennia, peo

Feb 20th : Chuck McKeever
The PCT’s Comprehensive Management Plan: a look into trail history

The PCT’s Comprehensive Management Plan: a look into trail history

Standing at the Mexican border staring towards Canada on the Pacific Crest Trail I noticed that the

Feb 19th : Kevin Elens
The AT Experience

The AT Experience

CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE FULL LENGTH DOCUMENTARY In 2014 I was working at a hospital in Key West F

Feb 16th : Reptar
This Week’s Top Instagram Posts from the #PacificCrestTrail

This Week’s Top Instagram Posts from the #PacificCrestTrail

While it may not be thru-hiking season, there are still some lucky people out on the #PacificCrestTr

Feb 16th : Mackenzie Findeisen
Meet The Hostel: Greasy Creek Friendly

Meet The Hostel: Greasy Creek Friendly

One sunny cold February afternoon, I headed out through the lovely Appalachians to visit this lonely

Feb 12th : Bloodhound
10 totally normal things you do when you’ve decided to thru-hike

10 totally normal things you do when you’ve decided to thru-hike

*Depending on your definition of "normal," of course. While you’re driving down the road and yo

Feb 12th : Anne Baker
What it’s Like to Leave a Loved One Behind to Hike the PCT

What it’s Like to Leave a Loved One Behind to Hike the PCT

A week away from the beginning of my Pacific Crest Trail thru-hike, the southern terminus and the Ca

Feb 10th : Chuck McKeever
2017 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers You Should be Following on Instagram

2017 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers You Should be Following on Instagram

What lies below is an assemblage of 2017 Pacific Crest Trail thru-hikers and some bonafide badass ad

Feb 10th : Erick Gaudreau
Hiking in the USA from a European Perspective

Hiking in the USA from a European Perspective

I’ve been lucky to spend a lot of time in the USA over the past few years. Working at a summer camp

Feb 10th : Pie