Intentions for Thru-Hiking the Appalachian Trail

Intentions for Thru-Hiking the Appalachian Trail

Why am I thru-hiking, you ask? That's a big question.

Oct 17, 2019 : Reanna Leisure
Eating on the AT: My Vegetarian and Nut-Free Ideas

Eating on the AT: My Vegetarian and Nut-Free Ideas

I don’t know many people that would be willing to fork over more than $2 per protein bar that has less than 300 calories in it. But a lifetime of...

Oct 17, 2019 : Sauce
The Case For Pants > Shorts on the PCT

The Case For Pants > Shorts on the PCT

I hiked over 2,000 miles of the Pacific Crest Trail in 2018, and I sent my running shorts home after the first 100 miles. I bought a pair of super...

Oct 17, 2019 : Sarah Mowery
Canada’s Great Trails – Hiking The Fundy Footpath

Canada’s Great Trails – Hiking The Fundy Footpath

The Fundy Footpath is an approximately 41 km long trail that runs from Goose River on the western edge of Fundy National Park, New Brunswick to the Big Salmon River...

Oct 17, 2019 : Sonya
Upcoming Calendar Year Triple Crown

Upcoming Calendar Year Triple Crown

The perfect storm for a Calendar Year Triple Crown attempt starts like this...

Oct 17, 2019 : Zach Terpstra
Appalachian Trail Hiker Found Dead in Pennsylvania

Appalachian Trail Hiker Found Dead in Pennsylvania

An Appalachian Trail hiker reported missing earlier this week was found dead Thursday, Oct. 17, near Bear Rocks in Lynn Township, Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania State Police said the body of Michael

Oct 17, 2019 : Hugh Owen
Don’t  Fear the Creeper: When Snake Advice Fails You

Don’t Fear the Creeper: When Snake Advice Fails You

Anyone who knows me knows am I deathly afraid of snakes.  Mortified.  Terrified.  Of course, snake lovers and conventional wisdom assure you: “They are more afraid of you than you...

Oct 17, 2019 : Mags on the Trail
How to Plan a Backpacking Trip in Great Sand Dunes National Park

How to Plan a Backpacking Trip in Great Sand Dunes National Park

Colorado is home to a seemingly endless amount of backpacking and hiking trails. While each area of the state boasts vastly different and diverse landscapes, none are as unique as...

Oct 17, 2019 : Colleen Goldhorn
Congrats to These 2019 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers: October 10 – October 16

Congrats to These 2019 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers: October 10 – October 16

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

Oct 16, 2019 : Rachel S
Congrats to These 2019 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers: October 10 – October 16

Congrats to These 2019 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers: October 10 – October 16

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

Oct 16, 2019 : Rachel S