Colorado Trail: Hitching, Hope Pass, and Heartache
I used to feel awkward in this position; thumb out, hip cocked, chin up with a wide smile for passing drivers. Embarrassed and personally wounded by each rejection as cars...
Four Hitchhiking Scares and What You Can Do to Stay Safe
Like it or not hitchhiking is a part of trail life. Most of the time hitching is easy, people are kind, and the ride is uneventful. Trail towns know the...
5 Tips for Hitchhiking on the Appalachian Trail
How you can catch the skills and thrills of hitching rides along the Appalachian Trail
What’s in a Name? How They Earned Their Trail Names
Stalker Deer, Wrong Ways, and Laundry : Trail Hikers Share Stories On How They Got Their Trail Names.
Truck Bed Diaries: 6 Tips for Successful Hitching
When I first started doing research, reading about the trail and talking to experienced hikers about the trail, the subject of hitchhiking seemed to come up a lot. And I...
“Riding in Trucks with Boys”: A Beginner’s Guide to Hitchhiking
Some fun safety tips, techniques, and advice on hitching that I have picked up along the AT.