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How to Prevent and Treat 7 Common Thru-Hiking Foot Problems

How to Prevent and Treat 7 Common Thru-Hiking Foot Problems

Have you ever noticed that thru-hikers have an awful lot in common with zombies? Both are prone to shuffling glassy-eyed through the woods at strange hours. Both have large appetites

Apr 3, 2019 : Kelly Floro
Happy Feet: Your Guide to Not Having Angry Ones Like Mine on the Trail!

Happy Feet: Your Guide to Not Having Angry Ones Like Mine on the Trail!

My personal advice on how to choose and get properly fitted for footwear for a thru hike, and how to prevent and treat battered feet.

Sep 6, 2016 : Stubbs
The Legend of the Fish Stick Gang

The Legend of the Fish Stick Gang

On the very first day of my hike the back of my right boot wore a blister into my heel. In 2011 I had hiked from Georgia to Maine without...

Mar 10, 2016 : Joe Schmidt
How to Protect Your Feet While Backpacking

How to Protect Your Feet While Backpacking

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Jun 1, 2014 : Kori Feener
Anatomy of an Appalachian Trail Thru-Hiker’s First Aid Kit

Anatomy of an Appalachian Trail Thru-Hiker’s First Aid Kit

In addition to being the mom of a 2014 thru-hiker, I’m a registered nurse and EMT.  So I have given Sarah’s first aid kit a lot of thought. The everyday...

Feb 27, 2014 : HikerMom