finances

Beyond Gear: A 36-Point Planning Checklist for Health, Home, and Finances

Beyond Gear: A 36-Point Planning Checklist for Health, Home, and Finances

It’s easy to think that getting the right gear is the key to a successful thru-hike. Building the ideal kit for your hiking style certainly does make your hike more...

Feb 6, 2018 : Joellyn Sargent
5 Tips For Thru-Hiking on a Budget: It’s Possible

5 Tips For Thru-Hiking on a Budget: It’s Possible

Wait, I'm Paying How Much to Hike? According to the Appalachian Trail Conservancy, the average thru-hiker spends around $1,000 per month while hiking the AT...and this doesn't even cover the amount

Nov 14, 2017 : Eiryn Reynolds
An Honest Conversation About Money, Part 3: Every Day I’m Hustlin’

An Honest Conversation About Money, Part 3: Every Day I’m Hustlin’

Get a peek into my personal finances and prep in Part 1, and then get some tough-lovin' on how to cut back expenses in Part 2. You’ve planned, you’ve budgeted,...

Mar 16, 2016 : Nichole Young
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
T-minus 100

T-minus 100

I am now less than 100 days away from putting my "normal" life on hold for six months. And by normal, I mean having more than one pair of skivvies...

Jan 9, 2016 : Katina (Arachne) Daanen