Interview

PCT 2011: An Interview with Zane Ritt

PCT 2011: An Interview with Zane Ritt

"there was a sign on the ground made out of sticks that a hiker before me had made. It read "REAL LIFE," with an arrow pointing towards the road." 1....

Apr 4, 2017 : Tommy Corey
Age is Just a Number: Interview with Grey Beard, Attempting Record for Oldest AT Thru-Hiker

Age is Just a Number: Interview with Grey Beard, Attempting Record for Oldest AT Thru-Hiker

"Happiness is the key to staying in good health. If you aren't happy with what you're doing, age will catch up to you. You'll really feel your age." -Dale "Greybeard"...

Mar 31, 2017 : Maggie Slepian
Inside the Mind of a Triple-Triple Crowner: An Interview with “Lint”

Inside the Mind of a Triple-Triple Crowner: An Interview with “Lint”

Some people set out on a thru-hike and quit. Others complete the hike and decide it was fun, but not fun enough to do again. Those who can't stop might hike the...

Mar 29, 2017 : The Editors
Worth A Thousand “Clicks”: An Interview with Nicholas Reichard

Worth A Thousand “Clicks”: An Interview with Nicholas Reichard

"If you wait, people will forget your camera, and the soul will drift up into view." -Steve McCurry Nicholas Reichard, "Click", 27, is a documentary style photographer living in Columbus,

Feb 27, 2017 : Tommy Corey
Back-to-Back:  Q&A with “Moonshine”

Back-to-Back: Q&A with “Moonshine”

Photographs by Tommy Corey 5,316. That's the number of miles, Lindsey McKelvey (Moonshine) has hiked in the last 2 years.  2015 started off her very first thru-hike of The Pacific...

Feb 7, 2017 : Tommy Corey
5 hikers, 5 questions, 50 more days

5 hikers, 5 questions, 50 more days

50 days until I leave... As I'm (rather impatiently) waiting for late march to roll around, I decided to ask 5 past thru hikers 5 of the same questions. In...

Feb 5, 2017 : Kylie Torrence
Hike On: Q&A with “Jetpack”

Hike On: Q&A with “Jetpack”

Leah Medure, "Jetpack", uses excerpts from her PCT journal to answer questions about overcoming the hardships from her 2016 thru-hike.

Feb 1, 2017 : Tommy Corey
Dusty Camel Sets Out to Thru-Hike the Arizona Trail (with a Ridiculous Catch)

Dusty Camel Sets Out to Thru-Hike the Arizona Trail (with a Ridiculous Catch)

There's a good chance you're already familiar with Ian Mangiardi and/or Andy Laub.  Seven years ago, by the fate of the Internet overlords, I was put in touch with Ian...

Jan 26, 2017 : Zach
Walking the Walk: Quadriplegic AT Thru-Hiker Stacey Kozel Shares Her Story

Walking the Walk: Quadriplegic AT Thru-Hiker Stacey Kozel Shares Her Story

Stacey “Iron Will” Kozel, the legendary quadriplegic 2016 AT thru-hiker tells her story.

Jan 25, 2017 : Taylor Ciambra
Heroic PCT Thru-Hiker Covers 90 Miles Eating Only McDoubles: Video and Interview

Heroic PCT Thru-Hiker Covers 90 Miles Eating Only McDoubles: Video and Interview

Thru-hikers love a good challenge.  After all, when you spend the better part of a half year walking, finding ways to spice up the steps can do wonders for fending off tedium....

Jan 5, 2017 : Zach