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The Iceland Traverse: North to South

The Iceland Traverse: North to South

Iceland is aptly known as the “land of ice and fire.” The island country is home to glaciers, volcanos, waterfalls, lava fields, hot springs, and black sand beaches. Its incredibly...

Oct 23, 2020 : Lindsey Gordon
NordicTrack Commercial 2950 Treadmill + iFit Review

NordicTrack Commercial 2950 Treadmill + iFit Review

For much of the last decade, a disproportionate amount of my off-season cardio has taken place on a treadmill.  No one, and I truly mean not a single soul that...

Oct 22, 2020 : Zach
Backpacker Radio 84 | India Wood on her Transect Hike of Colorado

Backpacker Radio 84 | India Wood on her Transect Hike of Colorado

In today's episode of Backpacker Radio presented by The Trek, we are joined by India Wood.  India, despite having no backpacking experience, decided to hike diagonally across the state of Colorado,

Oct 22, 2020 : Elise Ott
The Thru-Hiker’s Guide to Tyvek

The Thru-Hiker’s Guide to Tyvek

Your portable floor, and so much more

Oct 22, 2020 : Jesse Metzger
Arc’teryx Skyline Short-Sleeve Shirt Review

Arc’teryx Skyline Short-Sleeve Shirt Review

The Arc’teryx Skyline Short-Sleeve is a top-of-the-line button down performance shirt for hikers. The standout features are its wrinkle-resistant fabric and iconic snap buttons. At a hefty price

Oct 20, 2020 : Carl Stanfield
Mountain Lions and Thru-Hiking: Your Questions Answered

Mountain Lions and Thru-Hiking: Your Questions Answered

Last week, a viral video showing a mountain lion following a Utah hiker up a trail for six tense minutes made waves on social media. However, critics say the media's...

Oct 20, 2020 : Kelly Floro
Inov-8 Terraultra G 270 Trail Running Shoe Review

Inov-8 Terraultra G 270 Trail Running Shoe Review

A couple of months ago, I got pretty darn excited about the Inov-8 Terra Ultra G 260 trail runners. They easily became my go-to trail runner due to their versatility,...

Oct 19, 2020 : Joal and Jenny
The Uncomfortable Truth About Thru-Hiking and Weight Loss

The Uncomfortable Truth About Thru-Hiking and Weight Loss

"You're so skinny. Did you even bring food with you?" "I can feel your bones when I hug you—let's get you some pasta!" "Man, I should consider thru-hiking. You look...

Oct 19, 2020 : Katie Kommer
5 Things I Learned Thru-Hiking as a Solo Female

5 Things I Learned Thru-Hiking as a Solo Female

Nowadays, traveling alone as a girl seems to be frowned upon. It’s seen as dangerous and unsafe. We’re told not to go out alone, especially in the wilderness. But why...

Oct 18, 2020 : Kaylin
How my AT NOGO Hike Made Me Into a Runner

How my AT NOGO Hike Made Me Into a Runner

March 11, the day sports were suspended in 2020, was the day I flew out to hike the Appalachian Trail. By March 20 I was on my way home to...

Oct 15, 2020 : Anna Kulinski