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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
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