Hiking Hookups: Is the Trail a Perfect Place to Find Love?

Hiking Hookups: Is the Trail a Perfect Place to Find Love?

Having experienced one success and a failed romance on trail, I spoke to former thru-hikers to discover if the trail is the perfect place to find the one and what...

Sep 17, 2020 : Rozanne Pilbeam
An Adventure Waiting Right out my Front Door….in OHIO?

An Adventure Waiting Right out my Front Door….in OHIO?

So I've already been doing all the recommended procedures for protecting my physical health during the Covid-19 crisis:  mask, social distancing, covering coughs and sneezes, washing hands, using

Sep 16, 2020 : Ruth Morley
Tracksmith Men’s Harrier Tee Review

Tracksmith Men’s Harrier Tee Review

The Tracksmith Men's Harrier Tee is a great solution for trail running, hiking, backpacking, or indoor training sessions to prepare your body for the PCT (or any other long-distance trail...

Sep 16, 2020 : Tucker Ballister
I Need Some Space: Hiking with Partners, Solo, and with Trail Families

I Need Some Space: Hiking with Partners, Solo, and with Trail Families

Whether you're an introvert, extrovert, or something in between, thru-hiking can change the way you think about social interaction. Some days you have to hike alone, and some days, a...

Sep 15, 2020 : Saoirse Ibarguen
What Ever Happened to Chocoholic?  I’m Still Here, but Now I Need a New Name

What Ever Happened to Chocoholic? I’m Still Here, but Now I Need a New Name

FIRST INSTALLMENT, March, 2020: Where we left off in September, 2019:  I was injured by the time I got to southern Maine , so I stopped hiking, rented an SUV...

Sep 14, 2020 : Ruth Morley
Backpacker Radio 81 | Tommy Corey aka “Twerk” of Hiker Trash Vogue

Backpacker Radio 81 | Tommy Corey aka “Twerk” of Hiker Trash Vogue

In today's episode of Backpacker Radio presented by The Trek, we are joined by Tommy Corey, aka Twerk, sometimes known as Twerkinthedirt, sometimes known as the guy behind Hiker Trash...

Sep 14, 2020 : Elise Ott
Black Bears and Thru-Hiking: Your Questions Answered

Black Bears and Thru-Hiking: Your Questions Answered

On a recent hike through Glacier National Park, my wife, Michelle, and I encountered multiple bears. Michelle had a more than healthy respect for the animals. I, on the other...

Sep 14, 2020 : Jim Rahtz
Living Up to My Identity as an Outdoorswoman on the Long Trail

Living Up to My Identity as an Outdoorswoman on the Long Trail

Hi, I’m Jamie and I’ll be attempting a northbound end-to-end hike of Vermont’s Long Trail this fall. Here’s a little about me and why I’m hiking. I’ve always identified as...

Sep 14, 2020 : Jamie Nash
Tracksmith Women’s Harrier Tank and Long Sleeve Review

Tracksmith Women’s Harrier Tank and Long Sleeve Review

Let's talk about wool. I think it's safe to assume that we all know wool comes from sheep, but have you thought about what that means? Sheep's fleece keeps them...

Sep 14, 2020 : Anne K. Baker
Colorado Trail Segment 11B-12: The Solo Trip

Colorado Trail Segment 11B-12: The Solo Trip

Drumroll please: I quit my job! Long before the pandemic I’d hoped to quit my job earlier this summer to thru-hike about ¾ of the Colorado Trail. As everyone can...

Sep 14, 2020 : Rachel