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Dogs and The Smokies: What You Need to Know

Dogs and The Smokies: What You Need to Know

There's nothing quite like heading into the great outdoors with my best friends. Those best friends

Feb 27, 2017 : Tinkerbell
Going Ultralight: The Struggle is Real (Gear video included)

Going Ultralight: The Struggle is Real (Gear video included)

Yesterday, I discussed the John Zahorian, have completed multiple thru hikes with less than 6 pounds

Feb 26, 2017 : Jim McNelis
Introducing “Tales from the Trail”: Our New Video Blogger Series

Introducing “Tales from the Trail”: Our New Video Blogger Series

We're excited to announce the start of a brand new video series here at The Trek: our biweekly video

Feb 22, 2017 : The Editors
Appalachian Trail Resupply Points

Appalachian Trail Resupply Points

One of the most confusing topics for new Appalachian Trail thru-hikers to plan as they attempt to co

Feb 21, 2017 : Clarity
Runner’s Foot Impaled by Intentionally Placed Nail on North Carolina Trail

Runner’s Foot Impaled by Intentionally Placed Nail on North Carolina Trail

Pinnacle Park near Asheville, North Carolina is closed after a runner's foot was impaled by a 4-inch

Feb 21, 2017 : The Editors
8 Reasons to Start a NOBO PCT Hike in March

8 Reasons to Start a NOBO PCT Hike in March

On April 4, 2016, my partner and I left the Southern Terminus of the Pacific Crest Trail full of won

Feb 20, 2017 : Andy Dischekenyan
Outdoor Retailer Trade Show Is Leaving Utah

Outdoor Retailer Trade Show Is Leaving Utah

After a meeting to address the recent disparities between Utah's state government actions and the id

Feb 16, 2017 : The Editors
Tips and Tricks for Staying Hydrated on the Trail

Tips and Tricks for Staying Hydrated on the Trail

There are countless things to pay attention to while backpacking (the weather, your next resupply, h

Feb 16, 2017 : Colleen Goldhorn
Monday 2/20 is National Parks Free Entrance Day

Monday 2/20 is National Parks Free Entrance Day

Each year, the Department of the Interior waives the national park entry fees on a selection of desi

Feb 16, 2017 : The Editors
This Week’s Top Instagram Posts from the #PacificCrestTrail

This Week’s Top Instagram Posts from the #PacificCrestTrail

While it may not be thru-hiking season, there are still some lucky people out on the #PacificCrestTr

Feb 16, 2017 : Mackenzie Findeisen