backpacker problems

Not too “Tired” to Hike

Not too “Tired” to Hike

Sometimes the most hazardous and problematic part of hiking is just getting to the trailhead. For example, I recently set out to drive thirty-five  miles to my favorite nearby state park...

Mar 23, 2017 : John Edward Harris
Health and Body: 5 Rarely Discussed Realities of Thru-Hiking the AT

Health and Body: 5 Rarely Discussed Realities of Thru-Hiking the AT

Hiking is hard on the body. As a thru-hiker, you start this journey with the expectation of blisters, sore muscles, and fatigue. But are you aware of some of the other...

Mar 14, 2016 : Glacier-Swiss