Long distance hiking

The PCT is Calling – My Dog That is.

The PCT is Calling – My Dog That is.

What about Fido?  I am helpless and ridiculously in love with my rescued, and slightly feral. puppy dawned Dingo. She is a one year old German Shepherd - Aussie Cattle...

Feb 16, 2020 : Kaitlin Musser
The Lazy Way to PCT Prep

The Lazy Way to PCT Prep

I watched him pull up a colorful circle graph with a optimistic charm of who he believed he was addressing. Point by point he delightfully shared each item portrayed, weighed...

Feb 2, 2020 : Kaitlin Musser
Body Armor: Four Ways I Won’t Let an Injury Ruin My NOBO JMT Thru-Hike

Body Armor: Four Ways I Won’t Let an Injury Ruin My NOBO JMT Thru-Hike

Injury prevention is short term work for long term rewards. Learn ways I'm armoring my body to avoid becoming an injury statistic.

Feb 1, 2020 : Chad Lubinski
How to Safely Post Your Thru-Hike on Social Media

How to Safely Post Your Thru-Hike on Social Media

Many people are astounded when I tell them of my and Alex’s plans to thru-hike Michigan’s Upper Peninsula this summer. Their astonishment stems from a few areas, and is usually...

Jan 20, 2020 : Maggie Mitchell
96 Days | You Want Me to Finish the PCT in What?

96 Days | You Want Me to Finish the PCT in What?

A red flag appeared on my email box gently alerting me to a new message. I opened my inbox fully expecting a spam message or perhaps a new recipe to...

Jan 19, 2020 : Kaitlin Musser
Trans Catalina Trail: Day One

Trans Catalina Trail: Day One

“Oh shit. I mean shoot. I mean. I don’t know babes. Oh gosh I do not know if I can do this. Like psychically do this.” It was 4:30 a.m....

Dec 29, 2019 : Kaitlin Musser
Wind River My Route

Wind River My Route

“I found the perfect hike,” Cricket sent in a text along with a link to a video. “It’s called Wind River High Route (WRHR), roughly 80 miles, there will be...

Sep 26, 2019 : Peanut
The Maine Event: Why Maine Is So Tough for NOBO Hikers

The Maine Event: Why Maine Is So Tough for NOBO Hikers

"Started From The Bottom, Now We're Here" - Drake After four months and three weeks of hiking, The Sauce and I arrived to the final state line of our journey---New...

Sep 24, 2019 : Aidan Tierney
Gear Review: Outdoor Research Wayward II Sun Shirt

Gear Review: Outdoor Research Wayward II Sun Shirt

While the Wayward II doesn't blow me away in any one category, it’s overall performance balanced many features that are important on a long-distance adventure - breathability, temperature-regulation, coverage, comfort...

Sep 20, 2019 : Effie Drew
Crushing Mount Mansfield and Bolton

Crushing Mount Mansfield and Bolton

Beginning the final stretch of difficult mountains on the Long Trail, we crush Mansfield and suffer some injuries.

Aug 4, 2019 : Sweet Monkey