John Muir

Pacific Crest Trail Section Profile: Sierra Nevada

Pacific Crest Trail Section Profile: Sierra Nevada

While each section of the PCT boasts its own beauty, the High Sierra is commonly thought of as the most grandiose. This section spans 390.25 miles and has total elevation...

Jul 7, 2019 : Samantha Olthof
Thru-Hiking’s Socialist Ethos

Thru-Hiking’s Socialist Ethos

The year 1875 was an eventful one. It was the year in which Karl Marx, the father of communism, brought to prominence the old saying “From each according to his...

Apr 3, 2017 : Chuck McKeever
My Mentor Muir

My Mentor Muir

Had they existed at the time, Muir would have hiked both the Appalachian Trail and the Pacific Crest Trail, and probably blogged about his adventures on The Trek

Feb 23, 2017 : John Edward Harris
There’s the ‘Back Fence’ Line Again

There’s the ‘Back Fence’ Line Again

Yes, that one-- "Who has not felt the urge to throw a loaf of bread and a pound of tea in an old sack and jump over the back fence?"...

Feb 16, 2016 : Ronen Schatsky