Wetfoot and Arry, Vol. 20, Days 43-45: Racing the Post Office

Wetfoot and Arry, Vol. 20, Days 43-45: Racing the Post Office

Day 43: 15.2 miles Not very stealthily camped once again. We have a long day tomorrow for what I call our sprint into Hanover. The post office closes at noon...

Sep 19, 2019 : Katherine Boy
Four Passes and Dead Quads – Sierra High Route – Day 3

Four Passes and Dead Quads – Sierra High Route – Day 3

Today started by heading straight up to White Pass. I followed the Cartridge South Fork that I camped next to last night. This start was another case of everything looking...

Sep 19, 2019 : Amelia Downs
The End: And That’s How You Finish the Goddamn CDT

The End: And That’s How You Finish the Goddamn CDT

I’m holding back tears sitting in the airport writing this up as I wait for my flight. Thinking about how to finish. Thinking over the past few days draws me...

Sep 19, 2019 : Bryan Walsh
Congrats to These 2019 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers: September 12 – September 18

Congrats to These 2019 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers: September 12 – September 18

Congratulations to all of the incredible 2019 finishers out there! Whether it is your first thru, or you've added another notch to your long-distance-backpacking belt, your accomplishment deserves to

Sep 18, 2019 : Rachel S
Congrats to These 2019 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers: September 12 – September 18

Congrats to These 2019 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers: September 12 – September 18

Congratulations to all of the incredible 2019 finishers out there! Whether it is your first thru, or you've added another notch to your long-distance-backpacking belt, your accomplishment deserves to

Sep 18, 2019 : Rachel S
The Thru-Hiker Metamorphosis, Part 2: Mind

The Thru-Hiker Metamorphosis, Part 2: Mind

The Pre and Post Aspiring thru-hikers take to the trails for a variety of reasons. For some, a long-distance hike is a physical challenge unlike any other; out-of-shape hikers seek...

Sep 18, 2019 : Sean Speckin
Trials of the High Sierra in a High Snow Year

Trials of the High Sierra in a High Snow Year

As most who have been keeping up with the PCT this year know, it’s been a heavy precipitation year for California. This also meant a very high snow year (188%...

Sep 18, 2019 : Elise Ott
The Best Tents for Thru-Hiking of 2019

The Best Tents for Thru-Hiking of 2019

Choosing a tent for your thru-hike is a big deal, but it's also probably the least stressful house shopping experience you'll have over the course of your lifetime. Enjoy it....

Sep 18, 2019 : Maggie Slepian
[Video] One Wing in the Fire: An AT Trail Angel Documentary

[Video] One Wing in the Fire: An AT Trail Angel Documentary

Rob Bird is what you call a trail angel: Someone who goes out of their way to help hikers along their journey by performing acts of trail magic. He is...

Sep 18, 2019 : Maximilian Armstrong
This Week’s Top Instagram Posts from the #PacificCrestTrail

This Week’s Top Instagram Posts from the #PacificCrestTrail

This is our weekly roundup of all the best Instagram posts from the Pacific Crest Trail. We'll gather the good, the ridiculous, the beautiful, and the hilarious photos from the...

Sep 17, 2019 : Jenna Duesterhoeft