CDT Thru-Hike Week 7. Indian Peak Wilderness Colorado

CDT Thru-Hike Week 7. Indian Peak Wilderness Colorado

Blow-Downs Blow. Devils thumb and the hike up to it were great. Nice tread, amazing views, and friendly hikers. But coming down into the blow-downs before Grand Lake sucked. The...

Jul 27, 2021 : Sleepin Bear
New Shoes!  The Second Hundred Miles

New Shoes! The Second Hundred Miles

Day #8 curious delight! which ephemeral faces turn trail fam/stay strange? The pit toilet as seen from trail Pit toilet side view Melt water rivulets Certain people are starting

Jul 26, 2021 : Fancy Feast
My Trail Legs Are Coming!

My Trail Legs Are Coming!

Day 18 Miles: 14 We left Skykomish at about 2pm. I bought snacks for resupplies because I still had 3 days of meals left, but I needed more snacks. We...

Jul 26, 2021 : Morgan Balog
The 7 Principles of Leave My Trace

The 7 Principles of Leave My Trace

Leave My Trace Ethics that are still Leave No Trace compatible #1) LEAVE word with friends/family about where your routes A, B, and possibly C are.  LEAVE word at trail...

Jul 26, 2021 : Fancy Feast
An Overview of New England on the Appalachian Trail

An Overview of New England on the Appalachian Trail

While I have been hiking in Maine, I have spent a lot of time reflecting on the last couple of months. This hike has gone by fast and slow at...

Jul 26, 2021 : Hannah Goodman
Diving into the Sierras

Diving into the Sierras

With the absence of a recent blog, it may seem like I have dropped off the face of the Earth, but really I have deeply dived in. I have been...

Jul 26, 2021 : Ava Adoline
Nearing Lake Tahoe (June 27)

Nearing Lake Tahoe (June 27)

Woke up early this morning and thought how pretty the early morning light looked, shining on the mountains all around.  I had slept at my favorite kind of camp site,...

Jul 26, 2021 : Katie Eckman
Alaskan Man Found After Days-Long Battle With Grizzly Bear

Alaskan Man Found After Days-Long Battle With Grizzly Bear

A coast guard helicopter was on its way to a mission in west central Alaska when weather forced them to change their planned route by about a mile. This unexpected...

Jul 26, 2021 : Colleen Goldhorn
Gratitude on the Pacific Crest Trail

Gratitude on the Pacific Crest Trail

Today, I am sitting in Portland in a cushy Marriot waiting for the bleach on my scalp to do its job so I can go purple again. I asked the...

Jul 26, 2021 : Logan Roark
The Pass – Week 8

The Pass – Week 8

I thought I had it made. After two months crossing the desert Kennedy Meadows felt like a type of finish line more than a way point along the path. Of...

Jul 25, 2021 : Becca Mickley