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Seven Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Guns and Bears

Seven Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Guns and Bears

Weeks ago I had suggested to some hiker friends that I might write a blog weighing in on discussions from social media regarding the Scott Jurek controversy. But today I'm...

Sep 10, 2015 : Joe Schmidt
Bookie’s Dirty Dozen on Trail Etiquette!

Bookie’s Dirty Dozen on Trail Etiquette!

On the trail there is an unwritten set of "rules" or etiquette as it's known in the real world. No Shame is willing to spread the word! These are randomly...

Aug 25, 2015 : Gator Tater
6 Important Backpacking Lessons Learned on the Appalachian Trail

6 Important Backpacking Lessons Learned on the Appalachian Trail

All thru-hikers do embarrassingly stupid things on their hike—it’s part of the learning process and part of the fun. There’s just no way to learn how to live in the...

Nov 25, 2014 : Jessica Porter