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Hiker Introduction: Wheezy Rabbit & The Wonderland Trail 2024

Hiker Introduction: Wheezy Rabbit & The Wonderland Trail 2024

Hiker Introduction:  Wheezy Rabbit: My name is Shannon (aka Wheezy Rabbit). I am a Colorado Trail thru-hiker, AT section hiker, rock climber, trail runner, artist, outdoor professional, and

Jul 5, 2024 : Shannon Gleespen
The Greater Western Loop

The Greater Western Loop

Greater Western Loop I am starting my next big hike soon with my partner Not Ready. We plan to start with the Continental Divide Trail and head sobo (southbound). We’ve...

Jun 17, 2024 : Captain Planet
The Green Dragon Hostel

The Green Dragon Hostel

"Do Not Pass" the Green Dragon Hostel In the original Lord of the Rings movie, Gandalf slams his wooden staff to the ground and yells to the Balrog, "You shall...

May 30, 2024 : Kevin Rapp
Prepare Your Own Meals for the Trail

Prepare Your Own Meals for the Trail

Preparing your own meals can be very fun! There are so many possibilities! After the initial question of ‘Why would you want to do that?’ the second question that seems...

Jan 13, 2024 : Michael Chamberlain
White Mountain Direttissima

White Mountain Direttissima

My 250 mile thru-hike of the 48 White Mountain 4000 footers in one continuous route called a Direttissima was done in 10 days and 19 hours. A complete Direttissima, which...

Oct 6, 2023 : Christopher Roma
Chapter 14: PCT Week 12: “Prismatic Mammoth”

Chapter 14: PCT Week 12: “Prismatic Mammoth”

Chapter 14: Week 12: “Prismatic Mammoth” Days 78-84: 5/22-5/28/22 Total Trail Miles: 60.30 Total GPS Recorded Miles: 75.67 Cumulative Trail Miles: 942.50 From: Silver Pass to Yosemite

Jun 8, 2023 : Wesley Black
5 Things I Learned In My First 300 Miles of Backpacking

5 Things I Learned In My First 300 Miles of Backpacking

You Live and You Learn No matter the amount of researching, and planning a newbie backpacker does before a trip, nothing will prepare them better than being on trail. Like...

May 9, 2023 : Emma Ramsey
Mom & Daughter Team NOBO to Katahdin

Mom & Daughter Team NOBO to Katahdin

Hello Friends, I let Shenandoah and miles 400 - 500 slip by without writing a post, but for good reason! My 23-year-old daughter, Chloe, decided to join me full-time on...

Apr 25, 2023 : Joanne Gigliotti
Chapter 10: PCT Week 8: “At the Gates”

Chapter 10: PCT Week 8: “At the Gates”

Chapter 10: Week 8: “At the Gates” Days 50-56: 4/24-4/30/22 Total Trail Miles: 93.30 Total GPS Recorded Miles: 94.64 Cumulative Trail Miles: 702.20 From: Landers Meadow Campground to Kennedy

Apr 17, 2023 : Wesley Black
Chapter 6: PCT Week 4: “Decades and A Big Bear”

Chapter 6: PCT Week 4: “Decades and A Big Bear”

Chapter 6: Week 4: “Decades and A Big Bear” Days 22-28: 3/27-4/2/22 Total Trail Miles: 91.50 Total GPS Recorded Miles: 92.79 Cumulative Trail Miles: 323.60 From: San Gorgonio Wilderness to

Mar 30, 2023 : Wesley Black