Ignoring Fatigue: How I Learned That Listening to My Body is Critical to a Long Hike

Ignoring Fatigue: How I Learned That Listening to My Body is Critical to a Long Hike

Losing too much weight on the trail is a potentially adventure-ending prospect for me. So, how am I going to fuel myself for my upcoming hike?

Jun 25, 2022 : Karly Huff
PCT Week 6: The relentless Mojave Desert

PCT Week 6: The relentless Mojave Desert

The section of the Mojave desert is the driest stretch of the PCT. It's sun-exposed and there are long water carries, that make it quite challenging. The first part follows...

Jun 25, 2022 : Annika Ananias
Get Inside the Mind of a Thru-Hiker: Why Are We Out Here?

Get Inside the Mind of a Thru-Hiker: Why Are We Out Here?

In one way, hiking 2653 miles is unlike anything I have ever done before, but on the other hand, it has so many similarities to my travels over the last...

Jun 24, 2022 : Sierra Peters-Buckland
A Lifetime Ago: Recap of the Desert Part II

A Lifetime Ago: Recap of the Desert Part II

The last little part of the desert chapter for you! Hikertown and the Aqueduct Hikertown was absolutely amazing. A lady called Martha started it to help hikers out and literally...

Jun 23, 2022 : Michelle Kloosterman
A Lifetime Ago: A Recap of the Desert Part I

A Lifetime Ago: A Recap of the Desert Part I

It has been an embarrassingly long time since my last update, but honestly it has been the first time since I have had time on a zero day to reflect...

Jun 23, 2022 : Michelle Kloosterman
Pacific Crest Trail: The First Week in the Sierra

Pacific Crest Trail: The First Week in the Sierra

My first week into the Sierra Nevada mountain range

Jun 23, 2022 : Petri
400 % Snow Level on the PCT

400 % Snow Level on the PCT

Worse than 2017? One of the main reasons for me to choose to hike the PCT southbound was to avoid the crazy snow amounts and floods that often hit the...

Jun 23, 2022 : Miia Tsunami
Jackrabbit Hikes: PCT Day 59-62

Jackrabbit Hikes: PCT Day 59-62

Day 59 - Tentsite (mi 846.0) -> Marie Lake (mi 866.2) I didn’t write anything during the day for today. I camped at Marie Lake though so I must have...

Jun 23, 2022 : Connor Chapdelaine
Meet the Thru-Hiking Couple Who Got Engaged on the PCT

Meet the Thru-Hiking Couple Who Got Engaged on the PCT

Meet Lara and Marta, a European couple taking a year off of work to thru-hike, travel, and adventure. On May 25th, Lara asked Marta to marry her on top of...

Jun 23, 2022 : Penina Satlow
You’re Not JUST a Section-Hiker

You’re Not JUST a Section-Hiker

Whether you’re section-hiking or feel like your pace isn’t as fast as others, you’re doing something awesome that you set your mind to. For one, I’m making a commitment to...

Jun 23, 2022 : Karly Huff