Long distance hiking

Hiding from the Sun on the AT

Hiding from the Sun on the AT

Excessive ultraviolet radiation from the sun causes skin to wither, blister, and burn. I guess whatever tan I acquired on previous hikes is gone. My skin is excessively sensitive to...

Jun 5, 2024 : Pyro
Three New States!

Three New States!

Day 71 Front Royal To Pine Ridge - AT Daily Miles 26.0; AT Total Miles 998.4 The zero day yesterday was well spent. It rained most of the day and I...

May 31, 2024 : Jeff McCorkle
Appalachian Trail Bat Attack

Appalachian Trail Bat Attack

Starting a second thru hike comes with a lot of expectations. You expect some things to be the same as the first and others to be different. You expect the...

May 27, 2024 : Pyro
NC/TN

NC/TN

     As I prepare to enter Virginia I look back at the photos that have captured my Journey thus far. In this entry, I have compiled some of my...

May 11, 2024 : Tyler Hobbit Roerick
Pulling a Winger

Pulling a Winger

In the classic movie "Stripes," Bill Murray’s character John Winger, and his friend decide to join the army. They watch a TV ad that paints the army to be this...

May 9, 2024 : Kevin Rapp
San Jacinto: The Trail Gives – Apache Peak

San Jacinto: The Trail Gives – Apache Peak

After a rest day in Idyllwild, the group was fairly split on what to do with the vague snow conditions on San Jacinto. There were concerns about the snow quantity...

May 7, 2024 : Saida Garcia
Slackpacking Into Virginia

Slackpacking Into Virginia

Day 31:  AT Miles 0 -- Zero At The Refuge It has been raining the entire day so far so my decision to take a zero is proving to be...

Apr 23, 2024 : Jeff McCorkle
In The Blink of 5 Days

In The Blink of 5 Days

I hopped off the bus at San Diego Old Station and looked around, trying to get my bearings. I went under a tunnel and came up the other side where...

Apr 1, 2024 : Saida Garcia
Post PCT: Bathing in Reflection

Post PCT: Bathing in Reflection

  This time, two years ago, Marie and I (not yet Basecamp & Yeti Legs) were selling the last of our worldly possessions (including our cars), wrapping up our jobs,...

Mar 8, 2024 : Wesley Black
Another Year, Another Adventure

Another Year, Another Adventure

Hello again :) The moments beyond hiking the AT in 2022 have been some of the hardest of my life, but I'm back to say that another adventure is brewing!...

Mar 8, 2024 : Anna Hamrick