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It was the worst – best idea ever!

It was the worst – best idea ever!

Last year was spent training every day for this year’s AT adventure. Part of my training was starting every day with a hot cup of coffee and reading the Trek....

Jul 16, 2019 : JC Van Etten
Dodging the Virginia Blues and More Than Half Way There

Dodging the Virginia Blues and More Than Half Way There

Virginia tends to be a love it or hate it state for many thru-hikers. The daunting number of miles that are ahead, the terrain and the increasing heat and humidity...

Jul 16, 2019 : David
Wetfoot & Arry. Vol 6. Days 11&12: Rain and Mountains

Wetfoot & Arry. Vol 6. Days 11&12: Rain and Mountains

Day 11. 9.9 miles. It rained off and on all night.  I woke up at 430am, and decided to get a head start on the day. The forecast I have...

Jul 16, 2019 : Katherine Boy
This Week’s Top Instagram Posts from the #AppalachianTrail

This Week’s Top Instagram Posts from the #AppalachianTrail

Welcome to the weekly roundup of the best Instagram photos of hiker trash and treasures on the Appalachian Trail. Summer is in full swing. That means AT hikers are getting...

Jul 16, 2019 : Tasia (StinkyCheez)
Canada to Stevens Pass: Getting Started

Canada to Stevens Pass: Getting Started

I'm off to a solid but wet start.

Jul 14, 2019 : Becky Booroojian
Goodbye Snow?

Goodbye Snow?

For the last three days before South Lake Tahoe, I can't remember how many times I heard "only five more miles of snow." Every time they were very wrong. Now,...

Jul 12, 2019 : Mitch Baertlein
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
The Great Basin Part 2: Lightning Frightening

The Great Basin Part 2: Lightning Frightening

Josh, Giggles, and I zeroed in Rawlins so that we could figure out our next steps. The coming section was mostly the remainder of the Great Basin, but before getting...

Jul 10, 2019 : Pilar Schmidt
Verging on Virginia Blues in Vermont

Verging on Virginia Blues in Vermont

When northbound thru-hikers have hiked  hundreds miles north from Georgia, North Carolina, and Tennessee, and are still in Virginia, some of them find that they have a case of the...

Jul 9, 2019 : Ruth Morley
REI Just Debuted Their Used Gear Program. Here’s How to Save Money and Help the Environment

REI Just Debuted Their Used Gear Program. Here’s How to Save Money and Help the Environment

The following is a Sponsored Post courtesy of REI

Jul 9, 2019 : Sponsored Post