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Paria Outdoor Products: Sanctuary Tarp

Paria Outdoor Products: Sanctuary Tarp

Sanctuary SilTarp This may be one of the best budget minded tarp kits out on the market currently ($79.99). Coolest thing is Paria Outdoor Products is an innovative company based out...

Feb 21, 2017 : Patrick Donahue
We’re Going to Need A Bigger Wallet

We’re Going to Need A Bigger Wallet

You can get a funk when planning a Thru Hike, and I'm not talking about the smell...   Ever since I was little I was taught the value of a...

Jan 27, 2016 : Molly Brown
An Honest Conversation About Money (in Three Parts)

An Honest Conversation About Money (in Three Parts)

Part 1: A Financial Snapshot, and Plans for the AT   TL;DR: with a little financial awareness, planning, and hard work, money doesn’t have to stop you from hiking the

Jan 26, 2016 : Nichole Young
Saving money pre-hiking

Saving money pre-hiking

  When I finished paying for school, in January, saving for the hike became my first financial priority. Of course, in a minimum wage job, saving is a challenge. Especially...

Oct 25, 2015 : Victoria Ketteringham
Travel hacking the AT: Part One- Intro

Travel hacking the AT: Part One- Intro

One reason (admittedly not the strongest) I never thought I'd hike the AT was that it cost a lot of money. As I looked into it, REALLY a lot of...

Sep 9, 2015 : Dawn Webster
8 Foods You Will Avoid After Hiking the AT

8 Foods You Will Avoid After Hiking the AT

Hikers love food. Hikers love town food. Hikers do not love hiker food. If you are a thru-hiker or long distance hiker on a budget, you probably ate a lot...

Dec 17, 2014 : Megan "VoldeMeg" Thompson