reasons for hiking

My Version of “Why I Want to Thru-Hike”

My Version of “Why I Want to Thru-Hike”

In about 6 weeks, on May 22, I will be starting my PCT thru-hike from the Southern Terminus at the US/Mexico border. I am almost physically itching to start. In...

Apr 11, 2019 : Seagull
Why I Love Hiking Culture

Why I Love Hiking Culture

Hikers are a unique breed.   They come in many forms and from many different backgrounds.  There are day hikers, and overnight backpackers, thru hikers and hikertrash.  But although each...

Jun 4, 2017 : Socked In
She Believed She Could, So She Did

She Believed She Could, So She Did

Well, the time has come, I'm two days out from starting the journey of a lifetime and it's fair to say I'm freaking out. It's been a whirl wind two...

Apr 3, 2015 : Laura Houston