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Backpacker Radio #155 | Pony Re-Returns to Chat About Sex on Trail, Section Hiking the CDT, and His PCT Thru-Hiking Memoir

Backpacker Radio #155 | Pony Re-Returns to Chat About Sex on Trail, Section Hiking the CDT, and His PCT Thru-Hiking Memoir

In today's episode of Backpacker Radio, presented by The Trek, brought to you by RTIC, we are joined yet again by our pal, Clay Bonnyman Evans, known on trail as...

Jun 27, 2022 : Backpacker Radio
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
PCT Hikers Warned to Avoid Wrightwood as Firefighters Work to Contain Sheep Fire

PCT Hikers Warned to Avoid Wrightwood as Firefighters Work to Contain Sheep Fire

The Pacific Crest Trail Association (PCTA) warned hikers on Monday to avoid the town of Wrightwood, CA and the surrounding area due to fire danger. The Sheep Fire was first...

Jun 14, 2022 : Kelly Floro
22 Trek Bloggers on the Pacific Crest Trail You Should Be Following in 2022

22 Trek Bloggers on the Pacific Crest Trail You Should Be Following in 2022

As the snow melts in the PCT's Sierra Mountains and Katahdin opens to AT hikers, we find ourselves deep in the throes of thru-hiking season once more. For months now,...

Jun 13, 2022 : Katie Houston
Jackrabbit Hikes: Day 51-52 – Mt. Whitney

Jackrabbit Hikes: Day 51-52 – Mt. Whitney

Day 51: Crabtree Meadows (mi 766.3) -> Mount Whitney summit -> Wallace Creek (mi 770.3) When you look at a mountain range you can’t help but feel small. It doesn’t...

Jun 1, 2022 : Connor Chapdelaine
Backpacker Radio #150 | Caet Cash on Peak Bagging in the Appalachias, Southbounding, and Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

Backpacker Radio #150 | Caet Cash on Peak Bagging in the Appalachias, Southbounding, and Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

In today's episode of Backpacker Radio presented by The Trek brought to you by Goodr, we are joined by Caet Cash.  Caet first discovered backpacking back in 2014 and has...

May 23, 2022 : Backpacker Radio
Embracing the Suck

Embracing the Suck

To be completely honest, the past few days have sucked fully, totally, and majorly. The Sierra Nevada have kicked my butt in the biggest way and have left me wondering...

May 22, 2022 : Liz Huninghake
Backpacker Radio #149 | Darwin on Quitting YouTube, Advice to Aspiring Vloggers, and What Lies Ahead

Backpacker Radio #149 | Darwin on Quitting YouTube, Advice to Aspiring Vloggers, and What Lies Ahead

In today's episode of Backpacker Radio presented by The Trek, we are joined by YouTube sensation, Darwin.  We learn all about Darwin's rise to fame, including the turning point from...

May 16, 2022 : Backpacker Radio
Backpacker Radio #148 | Carly Moree on Hallucinating in the Sierra, Starting a Guiding Company, and Co-Authoring Pacific Crest Trials

Backpacker Radio #148 | Carly Moree on Hallucinating in the Sierra, Starting a Guiding Company, and Co-Authoring Pacific Crest Trials

In today's episode of Backpacker Radio presented by The Trek, we are joined by Carly Moree.  Carly is a thru-hiker, the co-author of Pacific Crest Trials, an OG Writer at...

May 8, 2022 : Backpacker Radio
Experienced Hiker Found Dead in San Bernardino National Forest

Experienced Hiker Found Dead in San Bernardino National Forest

Robert Carey Jr., 33 was found dead at the base of Big Falls Waterfall in Forest Falls near Southern California's San Gorgonio Peak on May 1st. "Investigators estimated Carey dropped...

May 5, 2022 : Penina Satlow