Trail Update

The Flip Side: Becoming a SOBO

The Flip Side: Becoming a SOBO

The Final Days (Kind Of) The last few days of my Long Trail thru-hike were the most relaxed I think I’ve ever been on a thru-hike. I knew my ride...

Sep 22, 2019 : Erica Notini
The End – Wild, Wet, Windswept Olympic Coast

The End – Wild, Wet, Windswept Olympic Coast

The coastal section through the Olympic National Park starts, as many PNT sections do, with a 22-mile walk through forest roads. We walk it as fast as possible, knowing it’ll...

Sep 20, 2019 : Justin Sprecher
Breaking Ground: The Long Trail North of Maine Junction

Breaking Ground: The Long Trail North of Maine Junction

New Territory After turning left at Maine Junction, against my leftover AT instincts, the trail immediately took on a new persona. A rougher, obviously less traveled dirt path sometimes hidden...

Sep 16, 2019 : Erica Notini
The Mighty, Magnificent and Remote Pasayten Wilderness

The Mighty, Magnificent and Remote Pasayten Wilderness

A crack of thunder and a bolt of lightning is how we started our section in the Pasayten Wilderness. Minutes after arriving at the Cold Springs campground the sky opened...

Aug 21, 2019 : Justin Sprecher
The Trail Turns Hot, Then It Turns Hotter

The Trail Turns Hot, Then It Turns Hotter

“The heat in the summer is 110. Too hot for the devil, too hot for men.” -Johnny Cash According to locals yesterday the temp did reach 110 in Oroville. When...

Aug 8, 2019 : Justin Sprecher
Into the North

Into the North

A quick update on Harpers Ferry, Maryland, and surviving Pennsylvania

Jul 21, 2019 : Sarahmarie Specht-Bird
Hello from 1,000 Miles!

Hello from 1,000 Miles!

To the coworker at my last job who said I’d never make it to Virginia, hello from West Virginia! After a long hiker hibernation, I’m back! Oh, and I’m at...

Jul 19, 2019 : Ashley H.
Preparation for the Tahoe Rim Trail

Preparation for the Tahoe Rim Trail

You know? I’m planning for this amazing trip. The Tahoe Rim Trail.  It is 170-ish miles and we are attempting it in 11 days. We have 2 days after our...

Jul 17, 2019 : Kayla Pedersen
Backpacking the Semi-Pemi 2019

Backpacking the Semi-Pemi 2019

When we were doing our research about the Pemi Loop we knew that it was named the second-hardest day hike in the US, but we didn’t know that it was...

Jul 12, 2019 : Kayla Pedersen
A Week in the Whites!

A Week in the Whites!

Days 107- 114 June 10- day 107 end -1,829.1. Our hiking plans evolved around the weather and getting the most of our views, with that said it was an amazing...

Jun 20, 2019 : JC Van Etten