poop

When Nature Calls: Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know About Pooping in the Woods

When Nature Calls: Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know About Pooping in the Woods

It’s not the most comfortable of topics to discuss, unless you’re like me and have no shame on the matter, but it is something we shall all do numerous times...

Nov 15, 2016 : Stubbs
Interview with an Appalachian Trail Ridgerunner

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...

Jan 12, 2016 : Kenny Howell
You know you’re a thru hiker when…

You know you’re a thru hiker when…

A headlamp is considered an accessory *this picture is a week after finishing the trail*   There are no leftovers!   It's okay to talk about poop during meals (well...

Dec 1, 2015 : Bookie
Trail etiquette : you don’t see cats carrying shovels, and other observations

Trail etiquette : you don’t see cats carrying shovels, and other observations

"How deep do cats bury their poo", was the exact term I googled as I began researching this article.  After extensively scanning the first results page I concluded that my...

Nov 12, 2015 : LightFoot Tracks
Anonymous Hiker Poop Stories [Part 1]

Anonymous Hiker Poop Stories [Part 1]

In the process of pitching this article idea to a friend, I found his response telling. "I've been on one backpacking trip in my life.  In just those five days, I...

Aug 26, 2015 : Zach
5 Ways to Inspire a New Generation of Stewards

5 Ways to Inspire a New Generation of Stewards

There has been a lot of attention given to the practice of Leave No Trace on the trail, and I think there is one aspect that has been overlooked: teaching...

Jun 24, 2015 : Jessie