Inspiration

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

Feb 22nd : The Editors
The One Short Story Every Thru-Hiker Should Read

The One Short Story Every Thru-Hiker Should Read

More than a little ink has been spilled in praise of the outdoors over the years. For millennia, peo

Feb 20th : Chuck McKeever
This Week’s Top Instagram Posts from the #PacificCrestTrail

This Week’s Top Instagram Posts from the #PacificCrestTrail

While it may not be thru-hiking season, there are still some lucky people out on the #PacificCrestTr

Feb 16th : Mackenzie Findeisen
2017 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers You Should be Following on Instagram

2017 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers You Should be Following on Instagram

What lies below is an assemblage of 2017 Pacific Crest Trail thru-hikers and some bonafide badass ad

Feb 10th : Erick Gaudreau
What They Don’t Tell You About Thru-Hiking the PCT

What They Don’t Tell You About Thru-Hiking the PCT

The following a guest post courtesy of 2016 PCT thru-hiker, "The Cloak of Chillness".  Have a story

Feb 2nd : Guest Post
Set A Date And DO IT!

Set A Date And DO IT!

The amount of people who complete a thru-hike is drastically lower than the amount of people who thi

Jan 31st : Jamie Byarlay
Your Winter Inspiration For the Day: Meet Peter Freuchen

Your Winter Inspiration For the Day: Meet Peter Freuchen

What’s the coldest night you’ve ever spent? For me, the answer is easy: on the shore of Chicken Spri

Jan 30th : Chuck McKeever
Whatever Happened to: Trek Bloggers Class of 2016

Whatever Happened to: Trek Bloggers Class of 2016

Each year, The Trek signs up over 100 prospective thru-hikers to tell their story to our audience. N

Jan 25th : The Editors
What I learned hiking Mount Whitney from the Pacific Crest Trail

What I learned hiking Mount Whitney from the Pacific Crest Trail

The old man came through the swinging door of the general store. Worn blue flannel shirt, knife clip

Jan 20th : Chuck McKeever
Brushes, Boots, and Backpack: Paintings from The PCT (Plus a Giveaway!)

Brushes, Boots, and Backpack: Paintings from The PCT (Plus a Giveaway!)

Many people on the PCT head into the wilderness with the intentions of keeping a journal, getting i

Jan 15th : Lindsey Fox