Trail Profile

The IAT in Québec: Where the Mountains Reach the Sea

The IAT in Québec: Where the Mountains Reach the Sea

International Appalachian Trail at a Glance: Length: 650 kilometers (404 miles) Location: Canada, Province of Québec, Gaspé Peninsula Trail Type: Thru-hike with many options for day hikes and

Oct 21, 2017 : Pierre-Yves St-Onge
The Arizona Trail: The 800-Mile Backbone of Arizona

The Arizona Trail: The 800-Mile Backbone of Arizona

At-a-Glance Distance: 800 miles Location: Traverses from Coronado National Memorial near the US-Mexico border to the Kaibab Plateau Region near Utah Type: End-to-end Timeline: Approximately 30-40

Oct 17, 2017 : Elizabeth Kennedy
The One-Day Thru-Hike: Oregon’s Wildwood Trail

The One-Day Thru-Hike: Oregon’s Wildwood Trail

Quick Facts Distance: 30 miles Type: End-to-end, section hikes Location: Washington Park (southern end) to North end of Forest Park - Portland, Oregon Terrain: Old-growth Pacific

Sep 20, 2017 : Mischa Egolf
The Holy Grail of Hiking Lotteries: The Wave

The Holy Grail of Hiking Lotteries: The Wave

Nestled inside the  This is the room where so many corral to see if their dream comes true. Pro tip: Since the difficulty of obtaining a permit for The Wave ranks...

Aug 20, 2017 : Hashtag
Trail Profile: The Beaten Path, 26 Miles of Montana Wilderness

Trail Profile: The Beaten Path, 26 Miles of Montana Wilderness

At-a-Glance Distance: 26 miles Location: Traverses from Cooke City to East Rosebud Lake through the Absaroka Wilderness Type: End-to-end Trailheads: Clarks Fork (near Cooke City, MT) and East

Jul 31, 2017 : Maggie Slepian
Cathedral Cove: Must-do Beach Walk in New Zealand

Cathedral Cove: Must-do Beach Walk in New Zealand

Cathedral Cove is a beach hike that was recommended to us by a fellow 2016 AT thru-hiker, Pocahontas!  We trusted her judgement and made arrangements to WWOOF in the Coromandel...

Jul 4, 2017 : Claudia and Andrew Carberry
Anticipating Katahdin & introduction to US!

Anticipating Katahdin & introduction to US!

It was 2 months ago that we found ourselves saying, "I'd really like to just pack up and hike the Appalachian Trail!" #bucketlist. We looked at each other, and were...

Jun 1, 2017 : KatBird & Trail
Tahoe Rim Trail: 170 Miles Around—Yep—Lake Tahoe

Tahoe Rim Trail: 170 Miles Around—Yep—Lake Tahoe

Length: 170 Miles Location: Encircling Lake Tahoe through the Sierras in both California and Nevada. Trail Type: Loop Scenery: The trail has daily mountain views, numerous small alpine lakes, and

May 18, 2017 : Jim Rahtz
Hike Sheltowee Trace: Kentucky’s 323-Mile Long Trail

Hike Sheltowee Trace: Kentucky’s 323-Mile Long Trail

Length: 323 miles Location: The trail runs from Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area in Tennessee to the northeast corner of Kentucky. Trail Type: Out and back, or

Apr 24, 2017 : Jim Rahtz
Trail Profile: Abel Tasman, New Zealand

Trail Profile: Abel Tasman, New Zealand

Lollygag's Journal excerpt, Friday, February 10th, 2017: "Claudia keeps saying BEST HIKE IN THE WORLD." Great Walks and this is one of them!  It is essential to book in advance.  Huts...

Mar 9, 2017 : Claudia and Andrew Carberry