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Slackpacking the Wildcats (7/11, 7/12, 7/13)

Slackpacking the Wildcats (7/11, 7/12, 7/13)

Day 136, 7/11: zero at Pinkham notch We slept in upstairs in the loft of the barn. My bed was exceedingly comfy, and I was happy to have a day...

Jul 20, 2017 : Snap
Lake of the Clouds and Mt Washington (7/8, 7/9, 7/10)

Lake of the Clouds and Mt Washington (7/8, 7/9, 7/10)

Day 133, 7/8: zero in North Conway We got up and went to breakfast in the main building. At breakfast, we watched the weather channel tell us about the severe...

Jul 20, 2017 : Snap
Trail Honesty, Tough Terrain, and Tough Decisions

Trail Honesty, Tough Terrain, and Tough Decisions

I'm writing this post from a cute little hangout in Vermont. I love actually having a keyboard to type with. While I've started my latest post several times, I've found...

Jul 19, 2017 : Emily Elizabeth
Trail Update #12: and then there were three… (…states left)!!!

Trail Update #12: and then there were three… (…states left)!!!

Aaaaaaand I'm in Vermont, home of mud, black flies, Ben & Jerry's. But first, let me recap the last couple weeks: July 4 The trail rumors were flying about a...

Jul 19, 2017 : snapchat
A new kind of beautiful.

A new kind of beautiful.

The High Sierra are over and now we are surrounded by the Sierra I know: granite, "short", mountains, covered in trees. Mountains filled with mosquitos and wildflowers and snow. Maybe...

Jul 19, 2017 : Linnea Delucchi
Cut the Cord

Cut the Cord

Let's play a game You have 100 points. Your life is now a video game, and every time you're bitten by a mosquito, you lose a point. Guessed where this...

Jul 19, 2017 : Kate Bradley
Pie On The Continental Divide Trail – The First Three Weeks

Pie On The Continental Divide Trail – The First Three Weeks

Missoula, Montana. Home to our crew for the final few days before we set out on our southbound hike of the Continental Divide Trail. We gathered together our last minute...

Jul 18, 2017 : Pie
Time-Tested Gear We Refuse to Get Rid Of

Time-Tested Gear We Refuse to Get Rid Of

While the outdoor industry is constantly coming up with mind-boggling advancements in gear durability, efficiency, and ounce-saving, the old adage "If it ain't broke, don't fix it" can certainly

Jul 17, 2017 : The Editors
Everything Wonderland

Everything Wonderland

I dusted off the old gear. My Salomons and trekking poles were caked with mud from taking them up Mount Leconte. My Sawyer Mini was in desperate need of backflushing....

Jul 17, 2017 : Jennifer Williams
He’s Fine and so am I: Perspective of the Spouse Left At Home

He’s Fine and so am I: Perspective of the Spouse Left At Home

The following is a guest post courtesy of Jessie Wild. Have a story to share? Submit it Having said that, I always suspected that one day a big wilderness adventure...

Jul 17, 2017 : Guest Post