Trail Profile

Epic Floods, Food, and Towns Through Pennsylvania

Epic Floods, Food, and Towns Through Pennsylvania

Rocksylvania, you're more like Rainsylvania. Pennsylvania had been looming in the future of this historic trail, having a reputation for being the most challenging state for many reasons. As

Aug 6, 2018 : Christopher Keys
Trans-Catalina Trail: Three Days of Oceanfront Views and Steep Climbs

Trans-Catalina Trail: Three Days of Oceanfront Views and Steep Climbs

Trans-Catalina At-a-Glance Distance: 36 miles Elevation gain: 8,000 feet Trail type: Point-to-point Location: Catalina Island, off the coast of Southern California. Terrain: Desert like, sand

Jun 21, 2018 : Alexandria Cremer
The John Muir Trail: 211 Miles of Bucket-List Hiking

The John Muir Trail: 211 Miles of Bucket-List Hiking

Length: 211 miles, plus ten more to get off Mt. Whitney. Location: The trail runs from Yosemite National Park to the peak of Mt. Whitney. Trail Type: Shuttle end-to-end. Scenery:...

Jun 15, 2018 : Jim Rahtz
Skyline Traverse: A Full Day Hiking the 5 Highest Peaks Around Boulder, CO

Skyline Traverse: A Full Day Hiking the 5 Highest Peaks Around Boulder, CO

Boulder’s backdrop of jutting rock slabs not only makes for a compelling skyline, but provides the terrain for an epic day hike close to the city. South Boulder Peak, Bear...

May 17, 2018 : Katie Gerber
Making Miles, with Friends, Angels Along the Way

Making Miles, with Friends, Angels Along the Way

Yes, I'm still alive. Well, it has been a while since I last wrote on here. I have Sprint, so legit I have no service. So a quick catchup on...

Apr 14, 2018 : Christopher Keys
Getting Enchanted: The Grand Enchantment Trail

Getting Enchanted: The Grand Enchantment Trail

Prepare for Enchantment Packing all of my worldly possessions into the trunk of my Kia Optima, I have been experiencing what Tyler Durden would call “Cigarette Burns” of images of...

Apr 8, 2018 : Adam Tocco
Vermont’s Long Trail: The First US Long-Distance Hiking Trail

Vermont’s Long Trail: The First US Long-Distance Hiking Trail

Length: 273 miles Location: The trail runs along the spine of the Green Mountains for the length of the state of Vermont Trail Type: End-to-End Scenery: Classic eastern mountains with...

Mar 9, 2018 : Jim Rahtz
Isle Royale National Park: Choose Your Own Adventure

Isle Royale National Park: Choose Your Own Adventure

Hiking Isle Royale: What You Need to Know Isle Royale National Park is a narrow 45-mile-long island in Lake Superior Trail Type: Up to you! Piece together up to a...

Dec 5, 2017 : Amy
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