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Leave No Trace Principles on the Appalachian Trail

Leave No Trace Principles on the Appalachian Trail

While the number of hikers attempting a thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail each year is around 2500 range, it has no reflection of the total number of people who interact...

Dec 21, 2014 : Paul "BigTex" Bunker
Bringing Leave-No-Trace to Life Off Trail

Bringing Leave-No-Trace to Life Off Trail

On trail, we follow Leave No Trace practices every day. Since Katahdin, I've thought more about how these principles can apply to my off-trail life as well.

Sep 17, 2017 : Zoë Symon
Another lost bear line!

Another lost bear line!

Day 63 Tent-site to Stagnant Pond 10.4 miles - AT mile 482.8 Card of the day - VII The Chariot Following the debauchery of the night before, as promised I...

May 15, 2024 : Craigen “Cool Breeze” Smith
The Common Questions from Non-Hikers

The Common Questions from Non-Hikers

The Big Questions from Non-Hikers I’ll briefly answer the common questions that I’m usually asked. Are you going alone? This is every woman’s first question.  Yes, I start alone. I...

Apr 21, 2024 : Marty Smith
They’re Just Feet, But They Can Leave Big Footprints

They’re Just Feet, But They Can Leave Big Footprints

I am walking in the shrub steppe somewhere between san gorgonio and big bear when something small and buzzing flies between my sun hoodie and my face. i shake my...

Apr 17, 2024 : Reyna S
PCT Prep- Things You Didn’t Know You Needed to Know!

PCT Prep- Things You Didn’t Know You Needed to Know!

My niece wrote me the other day and exclaimed at how much "fun" she knew I was having. "Am I having fun?," I wondered. Ofcourse, I am, but with only...

Mar 31, 2024 : Becky Wandell
FKT or Fastest known time

FKT or Fastest known time

The start date for my journey is fast approaching, while i can't give an exact date i can say i will begin by the end of march.This is a northbound...

Mar 17, 2024 : Chris Chmura
The AT Is Crowded. Why Not Start Your Thru-Hike on the Benton Mackaye Trail Instead?

The AT Is Crowded. Why Not Start Your Thru-Hike on the Benton Mackaye Trail Instead?

It’s March, and the Appalachian Trail is teeming with humanity. Thousands attempt to hike the iconic footpath each year — and for better or worse, many of them start in...

Mar 8, 2024 : Kelly Floro
Well River, We’re Not In Maine Anymore.

Well River, We’re Not In Maine Anymore.

Travel From ME to GA, Days -2 to 0 Day -2 I picked up our rental car at the jetport in Portland and tossed my exquisitely packed pack in the...

Feb 27, 2024 : Slow & Steady
Announcing the 2024 Badger Sponsorship

Announcing the 2024 Badger Sponsorship

We are excited to announce that The Trek's 2024 Badger Sponsorship is now live! We've got tents, packs, quilts, apparel, food, and accessories from the biggest and best names in...

Feb 12, 2024 : Kendra Slagter