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6 Inexpensive Essentials You Should Know About

6 Inexpensive Essentials You Should Know About

We’re riding out the gray and gloomy days of winter, and sunshine and hiking season seem all too far

Jan 10, 2017 : Chuck McKeever
10 Values of Hiker Trash Culture

10 Values of Hiker Trash Culture

For those of us that consider ourselves hiker trash we use the term with pride, as a statement of ou

Oct 4, 2016 : Sprout
Let’s Talk About Gear, Baby!

Let’s Talk About Gear, Baby!

Just in time for Valentine's Day, i'm about to get romantic with you gearheads. Time for a "What's I

Feb 12, 2016 : Kimmy Morris
14 New Ones — AT Slang

14 New Ones — AT Slang

All subcultures have their own lexicon and thru-hiker lifestyle is no different. You may be familiar

Jul 16, 2015 : Courtney
Wild: Hollywood Takes on the Trail

Wild: Hollywood Takes on the Trail

I'm not gonna lie, I read Wild, and yes, I liked it. I know. Opinions vary on any personal accoun

Jul 11, 2014 : Kori Feener
21 Fascinating Appalachian Trail Facts

21 Fascinating Appalachian Trail Facts

How well do you know the Appalachian Trail? You thru-hikers in the crowd probably think you know the

Apr 10, 2014 : Kenny Howell