789 Results for "leave no trace"

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
David “Moondog” Roop on Thru-Skating the Florida Trail and Natchez Trace Trail (#238)

David “Moondog” Roop on Thru-Skating the Florida Trail and Natchez Trace Trail (#238)

In today’s episode of Backpacker Radio presented by The Trek, we are joined by David “Moondog” Roop. Moondog, alongside his buddy, has done the Natchez Trace Trail, Florida Trail, and...

Jan 29, 2024 : Backpacker Radio
No Sleep Till Katahdin!

No Sleep Till Katahdin!

The Hundred Mile Wilderness did its best to make me almost hate the AT. It started off kindly — Lovechild and I arrived at Cloud Lake Shelter just in time...

Sep 23, 2023 : Abby Evans
Best Northern California Backpacking Trips

Best Northern California Backpacking Trips

Explore the breathtaking beautiful of Northern California's backcountry 1. Fern Canyon  Trail: Begin at the Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park Visitor Center and hike to Gold

Jul 30, 2023 : Danielle Parsons
Angels and Magic in North Carolina and Tennessee 

Angels and Magic in North Carolina and Tennessee 

I'm not sure anything will top the trail magic in Georgia (through which I gained five pounds), but North Carolina and Tennessee did not disappoint! And so it begins...in Franklin!...

May 19, 2023 : Carol Fielding
Hiking the Seminole State Forest Through the Ocala National Forest on The Florida Trail

Hiking the Seminole State Forest Through the Ocala National Forest on The Florida Trail

The Ocala National Forest is familiar territory to me. But each time I hike it, the look and feel are a bit different. The differences can be seasons, weather, gear,...

Mar 18, 2023 : Jim Bledsoe
What’s in your backpack?  Ten…Eleven Essential and No Machete

What’s in your backpack? Ten…Eleven Essential and No Machete

“There is no harm in hoping for the best as long as you are prepared for the worst.” Stephen King. May 2021: Harpers Ferry Hike It’s been a year since...

Mar 4, 2023 : Beth Malchus Stafa
To Bidet…or not to Bidet?

To Bidet…or not to Bidet?

...[T]he teeniest bit of rainfall exposes white petals, TP blossoms that adorn the forest floor like a sea of Poppies...poopies? Have I discovered a new species of flora? That means...

Feb 11, 2023 : Myrt, a Yoga Sister
Toilet Paper: No Thanks!

Toilet Paper: No Thanks!

In brainstorming an Appalachian Trail thru hike, some basic hygiene questions come to mind. For those who wear contacts — how am I going to see? For those who want some semblance...

Feb 3, 2023 : Abby Evans