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Two Cook’s Advice for Going Stoveless

Two Cook’s Advice for Going Stoveless

When other hikers heard what we do in "real life" on the trail, everyone all reacted the same way: "I bet you have the best meals out here?!" For those...

Dec 13, 2017 : Alex and Amanda
5 Tips For Thru-Hiking on a Budget: It’s Possible

5 Tips For Thru-Hiking on a Budget: It’s Possible

Wait, I'm Paying How Much to Hike? According to the member. You know how I was saying find sales and used gear?  REI provides special member sales and Garage Sales...

Nov 14, 2017 : Eiryn Reynolds
Congratulations to these Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers!

Congratulations to these Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers!

Congratulations! You made it! The final Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers have crossed the finish line, and we cannot wait to hear all of the stories! Whether you are a NOBO, SOBO,...

Nov 6, 2017 : Ben Barrett
Close Encounters Of The Ursine Kind

Close Encounters Of The Ursine Kind

It was a whisper-quiet friday in July, overcast and moonless, and I had just wandered off trail to pitch my tent after night-hiking alone about 6 miles into New Hampshire’s...

Oct 25, 2017 : Alex Edney
Gear Review: North Face Triarch 3

Gear Review: North Face Triarch 3

Outdoor Gear Lab has a great article on some of the mainstream backpacking tents. There are also companies such as Hyperlite who make them to order according to custom specifications...

Oct 22, 2017 : Alex and Amanda
Congratulations to these Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers! (Week of 9/18/17)

Congratulations to these Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers! (Week of 9/18/17)

It's that time of year again! Congratulations! Thru-hikers from all over are crossing the finish line. Whether you are a NOBO summiting Katahdin, a SOBO on your way to Springer,...

Sep 18, 2017 : Ben Barrett
Congratulations to These Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers! (Week of 8/28/17)

Congratulations to These Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers! (Week of 8/28/17)

It's that time of year again! Congratulations! Thru-hikers from all over are crossing the finish line. Whether you are a NOBO summiting Katahdin, a SOBO on your way to Springer,...

Aug 28, 2017 : Ben Barrett
10 Myths for SOBO Thru-Hikers

10 Myths for SOBO Thru-Hikers

July 6th marked the beginning of my SOBO journey to Georgia, with the summit of Katahdin. I hit the mountain full of excitement and wonder, not only for the summit, but...

Jul 15, 2017 : Raider
My AT Trek is Over for Now

My AT Trek is Over for Now

My Thru Hiking Lesson After 777 Miles on the AT Nothing could have ever prepared me for what lie ahead when I embarked to thru hike the Appalachian Trail. My...

Jul 7, 2017 : Barry Hudson
Do You Remember Your First Time?

Do You Remember Your First Time?

Do you remember your first time? Soon after Christmas 1977, four of us met up somewhere in New Hampshire’s White Mountains for a few days of winter backpacking on the...

Jun 8, 2017 : John Edward Harris