Wisdom from 2019 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers: Part II
These thru-hikers will be discussing hiking as a couple, trusting your gut, and meeting Lil Sabastian on-trail!
Wisdom from 2019 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers: Part I
Two couples and one solo hiker chime in with their thoughts on resourcefulness, gear, and what you need to finish a thru-hike. Everyone's answer is a little different, but that's...
Wisdom from 2019 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers (Pt. I)
We're interviewing two PCT thru-hikers who talked to us about packing out boxes of wine, high snow years, and shamanic demon urine rituals (yep).
How Three Petite Women Dealt with the 2017 PCT High Snow Year
Despite the prevalence of the HYOH mantra, there is still a lot of pressure on-trail to do a "true thru." Being short means that you have different concerns when thru-hiking...
Sorry Mom: An Interview with the Parents of Thru Hikers
If your son, daughter, grandkid, niece, nephew, or other close family member has revealed to you that they are planning on thru hiking a long trail (and you're beginning to...
Heroic PCT Thru-Hiker Covers 90 Miles Eating Only McDoubles: Video and Interview
Thru-hikers love a good challenge. After all, when you spend the better part of a half year walking, finding ways to spice up the steps can do wonders for fending off tedium....
Hiking the 210-Mile John Muir Trail in Less 3.5 Days: An Interview with Andrew Bentz
The John Muir Trail is 210.4 miles long. Two years ago, Andrew Bentz set the trail's unsupported FKT (fastest known time) at 3 days, 10 hours, 59 minutes, and 40...
Appalachian Trail Thru-Hiker Interviews [Part 3]
At this year's Trail Days, Appalachian Trials teamed up with 2015 thru-hiker, Michelle Revoir, to pick the brains of this year's crop of thru-hikers. We asked our hiker trash friends to share their
Interview With New Hampshire Hikers – Nancy and Charlie Foote
Hardcore. Dedicated. Goal-oriented. Living in the shadow of Mt Moosilauke. The Appalachian Trail practically runs through their back yard. An AT Hiker Hostel sits across the street from their home.
Interview with an Appalachian Trail Ridgerunner
It's no secret that the Appalachian Trail (AT) survives in large part due to the thousands of hours of labor put in by willing volunteers each year. Yet, there are...