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Conquering A Granite Goliath: A 5-Minute Film of Mount Whitney That’ll Take Your Breath Away

Conquering A Granite Goliath: A 5-Minute Film of Mount Whitney That’ll Take Your Breath Away

"On June 2nd, 2018, four friends, Jason Forman, Mike Goubeaux, Brent Kiser, and I drove up to the Whitney Portal and began to prepare to summit Mt. Whitney two days...

Sep 4, 2018 : The Editors
A Fivesome Thru-Hiked the Wonderland Trail and Made a Music Video Along the Way

A Fivesome Thru-Hiked the Wonderland Trail and Made a Music Video Along the Way

The “Wonderland Wanderers,” formerly known as Heather Reece, Tiffany Bartlett, Jeremy Bartlett, Lydia Williams, and Brian Williams, thru-hiked Washington's

Aug 24, 2018 : The Editors
Into the Lava Fields in Oregon

Into the Lava Fields in Oregon

This update covers Oregon Section F and its infamous lava fields that were actually cool to look at and nowhere near as bad as

Aug 20, 2018 : Chris Guynn
Escaping Fires While Putting Oregon in the Rearview

Escaping Fires While Putting Oregon in the Rearview

Hello everyone out there in The Trek land. I'm currently in Packwood, WA, with less than 400 miles to go and again behind on the updates. Below you will find...

Jul 30, 2018 : Chris Guynn
100 Days on the PCT: The Real Hiking Viking and Badger’s SOBO Journey [Episode 3]

100 Days on the PCT: The Real Hiking Viking and Badger’s SOBO Journey [Episode 3]

In 2017, Zach "Badger" Davis and The Real Hiking Viking set out to SOBO thru-hike the Pacific Crest Trail. They documented (most of) their adventure in a new series called...

Jul 28, 2018 : Zach
100 Days on the PCT || Episode 2 || Missing in Traction

100 Days on the PCT || Episode 2 || Missing in Traction

In 2017, The Real Hiking Viking and Badger set out to southbound (SOBO) thru-hike the Pacific Crest Trail. They chronicled (most of) their adventure. This second episode features the group's...

Jul 21, 2018 : Zach
Introducing “100 Days on the PCT,” a Video Series Chronicling The Real Hiking Viking & Badger’s PCT Thru-Hike

Introducing “100 Days on the PCT,” a Video Series Chronicling The Real Hiking Viking & Badger’s PCT Thru-Hike

In 2017, The Trek's Editor-in-Chief, Zach "Badger" Davis, set out to SOBO thru-hike the Pacific Crest Trail in 100 days with his buddy, Jabba, aka The Trek's YouTube page to...

Jun 25, 2018 : Zach
Gear Review: Gregory Octal 45

Gear Review: Gregory Octal 45

men's Optic, and both are available with a Each year, more brands are catching on as long-distance hikers opt for slimmed-down packs. Gregory has been known for Osprey's Exos, finding...

Apr 16, 2018 : Maggie Slepian
Nostalgia Already

Nostalgia Already

It’s been less than a month since I rejoined civilization after completing my thru-hike of the PCT this year. It’s warmer here, but life is a lot more predictable. Security...

Oct 21, 2017 : Abby King
A Glimpse

A Glimpse

I want to start this post by saying that I am not a strong writer. Now that we are more familiar with each other, I want to shout out to...

Oct 7, 2017 : Jessica Hastings