Finishing the Triple Crown – A Different Approach on the PCT

Finishing the Triple Crown – A Different Approach on the PCT

Thru-hiking is an evolutionary process. I thought I knew it all when I headed out on the Appalachian Trail in 2015, but experience is the best teacher and I learned...

Jan 8, 2019 : Pie
Backpacker Radio Episode 26: Scout + Frodo, The Top Tents on the Appalachian Trail, and Forgotten Internet Holidays

Backpacker Radio Episode 26: Scout + Frodo, The Top Tents on the Appalachian Trail, and Forgotten Internet Holidays

In today's episode of Backpacker Radio, Chaunce sits down with famed PCT trail angels, Scout and Frodo. We learn about Scout's new book, "The Continental Divide Trail: Exploring America's

Jan 6, 2019 : Zach
The PCT and Colorado Trail: A 2-for-1 Thru-Hiking Experience in 2019

The PCT and Colorado Trail: A 2-for-1 Thru-Hiking Experience in 2019

We are so excited to share that we are going to hike the PCT in 2019! Then, after reaching the Northern Terminus, we are going to head back to Colorado...

Jan 4, 2019 : Jenna Duesterhoeft & Michael Ivey
Making a Plan: Mental Preparation for the PCT

Making a Plan: Mental Preparation for the PCT

My whole life is about to completely change. Think about it. Thru-hiking a long-distance trail is about as far from normal life as you can get. Your food, your routines,...

Jan 2, 2019 : Austin Kindig
Announcing The 2019 Badger Sponsorship!

Announcing The 2019 Badger Sponsorship!

Calling all 2019 AT, PCT, and CDT thru-hikers!!! The Trek wants to sponsor you! It's almost time to turn those 2018 calendars into tinder, which can only mean one thing: it's...

Dec 27, 2018 : Zach
PCT 2019.  The Adventure Begins

PCT 2019. The Adventure Begins

I will now go into all my feelings and thoughts of why I have decided to take this trip of  hiking 2,650 miles from Mexico to Canada.  It has been...

Dec 25, 2018 : Terry
Stories From The Trail Presents: Long-Distance Prep School

Stories From The Trail Presents: Long-Distance Prep School

You're going to school! Stories From The Trail on Discord (Be sure to join the Voice Channel "TheShow" or you won't hear us) Stories From The Trail on Instagram Gary Sizer...

Dec 23, 2018 : Gary Sizer
Finding My Adventure on the PCT in 2019

Finding My Adventure on the PCT in 2019

The Pacific Crest Trail? Hike 2,650 miles? Live out of my backpack for five months? Sounds amazing to me, but at first my friends and family thought I was a...

Dec 22, 2018 : Austin Kindig
Opportunity to Help Trail Angels Who Lost Everything in Paradise Fire

Opportunity to Help Trail Angels Who Lost Everything in Paradise Fire

Pay it forward. Be kind. A little help can brighten someone's day. Long-distance trails like the Pacific Crest Trail and Appalachian Trail and the tradition of Jack and Neoma Wisdom,...

Dec 18, 2018 : Laura Johnston
What’s after Graduation? A Life-Changing Journey

What’s after Graduation? A Life-Changing Journey

My last semester as a student at Washington State University, I get asked constantly, “What are you going to do after graduation?” My response, "Well, after I walk at graduation,...

Dec 18, 2018 : Kali Cecil