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From Drugs & Alcohol to the PCT: Watch “A Single Step” Here

From Drugs & Alcohol to the PCT: Watch “A Single Step” Here

Last week, a different sort of PCT thru-hiking documentary quietly went live.   The Trek: Where did you meet Colin and Andrew? What inspired you to make a film about their...

Apr 24, 2017 : The Editors
Tales from the Trail: Volume III

Tales from the Trail: Volume III

Welcome to our third edition of Tales from the Trail, our dispatch from hikers on the AT and PCT. With these videos, you'll get to see some direct-from-trail footage as our...

Apr 17, 2017 : The Editors
10 Tips to Reduce the Weight on Your Back

10 Tips to Reduce the Weight on Your Back

As I start getting my gear squared away for the CDT, I was re-reading some of my favourite books and watching Youtube videos to inspire me to keep my pack...

Apr 10, 2017 : Pie
Springer – Neel Gap Revisited

Springer – Neel Gap Revisited

On 28 February 2014 my son and I were stood on Springer Mountain ready to start our Appalachian Trail thru-hike. On 4 August 2014 we summitedI loved my experience the...

Apr 2, 2017 : Paul "BigTex" Bunker
Tales from the Trail: Hiker Videos Volume II

Tales from the Trail: Hiker Videos Volume II

Welcome to our second installment of Tales From the Trail, where we post straight-from-the-trail (or pre-trail...) video updates from our 2017 bloggers. This week we get a new crew of thru-hiker

Mar 22, 2017 : The Editors
Gear I’m Starting with on the AT 2017

Gear I’m Starting with on the AT 2017

For all the people wondering what I'll be taking with me initially on the AT, maybe 4 plus my mom, this is the post for you.  Since I got a...

Mar 3, 2017 : Chris G.
Return to Nomad

Return to Nomad

A new line is being drawn in the sand. One between stagnation and everything else. The reason I thru-hiked the Appalachian Trail is returning as I come closer to finishing...

Mar 2, 2017 : Jeremy Scroggins
ENO Hammock Ridgeline Addition: Plus Video

ENO Hammock Ridgeline Addition: Plus Video

Making a great hammock even better! Add a Ridgeline to the ENO hammock to get the perfect hang every time and have a place to store snacks! When I first...

Feb 26, 2017 : Chris G.
Introducing “Tales from the Trail”: Our New Video Blogger Series

Introducing “Tales from the Trail”: Our New Video Blogger Series

We're excited to announce the start of a brand new video series here at The Trek: our biweekly video updates from selected Trek bloggers currently on the trail. Follow along for on-trail

Feb 22, 2017 : The Editors
Hammock Shakedown II: The Final Shakedown (maybe)

Hammock Shakedown II: The Final Shakedown (maybe)

Cue music.  Pinhoti trail hiking and hammock camping were the recipe for this shakedown. Planning Information As I set out planning this shakedown hike I had a few requirements. The...

Feb 5, 2017 : Chris G.