Trail Profile

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
An Ode to Ouachita National Recreation Trail

An Ode to Ouachita National Recreation Trail

What comes to mind when you think about Oklahoma? Football? Farms? The oil industry? Nothing? Me, too. Which is why I was pleasantly surprised to stumble upon the

Mar 10, 2017 : Jessica Hastings
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
Trail Profile: Tongariro Crossing, New Zealand

Trail Profile: Tongariro Crossing, New Zealand

The national park, is a World Heritage Site, and was featured in the Lord of The Rings.  People are there because of the amazing landscape.  We went mentally prepared for the...

Feb 15, 2017 : Claudia and Andrew Carberry
10 Undeniable Truths of North Carolina’s Mountains-to-Sea Trail

10 Undeniable Truths of North Carolina’s Mountains-to-Sea Trail

The Mountains-to-Sea Trail spans over 1,000 miles from the top of Clingman’s Dome in the Smoky Mountains to the highest sand dune on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. If...

Jan 29, 2017 : Sprout
Highlights from My 3,300 Mile Journey along the Lewis and Clark Trail

Highlights from My 3,300 Mile Journey along the Lewis and Clark Trail

The following is a guest post from the legendary guest post here.  Have a story you'd like to share on The Trek?   Wouldn't it be great to retrace their...

Jan 14, 2017 : Guest Post