Rainy Days in the Bob: The Road to Glacier

Rainy Days in the Bob: The Road to Glacier

Sitting in East Glacier Park waiting until our permitted day to enter. Only Glacier National Park is left. A hundred miles of crown jewel hiking lies between me and the...

Sep 10, 2019 : Bryan Walsh
Passes and Storms in Montana’s Pintlers

Passes and Storms in Montana’s Pintlers

The way out from Anaconda is a highway walk. Just like the way in, except longer, and with a few opportunities to slip onto parallel gravel roads instead. These quieter...

Sep 9, 2019 : Pilar Schmidt
Trail Correspondents Episode #18 | Standout Thru-Hiker Stories

Trail Correspondents Episode #18 | Standout Thru-Hiker Stories

Grab a seat next to the rocking chair because today's show will feature some stories from the backcountry. We instructed our hikers to share a standout tale from their journey....

Sep 6, 2019 : Zach
Dry Burn Areas along the Divide

Dry Burn Areas along the Divide

Heading into the Bob Marshall Wilderness to East Glacier. Permits are gotten, flight is booked, the end is in sight. Levels of surrealism arise as the picture of the past...

Sep 5, 2019 : Bryan Walsh
Trail Correspondents Episode #17 | Wildcard II (Group 2)

Trail Correspondents Episode #17 | Wildcard II (Group 2)

In our previous episode, our first group of hikers weighed in on a wide array of subjects from their thru-hikes. Today's episode comes from the PCT and CDT, and with...

Sep 3, 2019 : Zach
The Calm Before the Storm: Nearing the End

The Calm Before the Storm: Nearing the End

Almost done. Two towns lie between me and the Northern Terminus. The resupply options aren’t the best so we’ve sent packages there. The trail gods smile upon me as the...

Aug 29, 2019 : Bryan Walsh
To Anaconda! In Which I Accidentally, Temporarily, Steal a Puppy

To Anaconda! In Which I Accidentally, Temporarily, Steal a Puppy

Before leaving Helena, I went for a last lunch with Giggles and Josh at LaPa Grill. They serve all kinds of nontraditional burrito-like things. After a few minutes of tremendous...

Aug 27, 2019 : Pilar Schmidt
The Numerous Zeroes and Passes of the Pintler

The Numerous Zeroes and Passes of the Pintler

The end is in sight. It feels a bit surreal. Montana has been so far away for so long and now I’m here. Part of me is ready to be...

Aug 25, 2019 : Bryan Walsh
Morale Ascension, Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Trail

Morale Ascension, Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Trail

Around 500 miles left. Leaving the Idaho-Montana border to hike up through just Montana to the Canada border. Morale has gone through some changes, as the landscape does as well....

Aug 19, 2019 : Bryan Walsh
Is YouTube Good for Long-Distance Trails?

Is YouTube Good for Long-Distance Trails?

In the world of long-distance hiking, it’s become as predictable as snow in the Sierra or the riot of wildflowers in rolling Virginia pastures in April: Each season, a new...

Aug 19, 2019 : Clay Bonnyman Evans