resupply

How to Section Hike Virginia II: Pearisburg to Daleville

How to Section Hike Virginia II: Pearisburg to Daleville

Section Hiking Virginia on the Appalachian Trail Pearisburg to Daleville At-a-Glance Distance: 92 miles Terrain type: A mixture of ridge walking, woodlands, and farmland, with some major elevation

Aug 6, 2018 : Ken Nail
SOBO Resupply Spreadsheet

SOBO Resupply Spreadsheet

When it comes to the nitty gritty details of resupply, understandably it can be a bit overwhelming. Fortunately for us all, I have an anal retentive father who loves spreadsheets....

Aug 1, 2018 : Katie Doane
Restin’ in Rawlins with a Welcome Zero

Restin’ in Rawlins with a Welcome Zero

Wyoming has been changing every day as I walk farther away from Colorado.  The state border may be a mere line in the dirt but it builds the spirit.  Mexico...

Jul 24, 2018 : Brian Cornell
How to Section Hike Virginia: Damascus to Pearisburg

How to Section Hike Virginia: Damascus to Pearisburg

Section Hiking the Appalachian Trail in Virginia: The Southern Section At-a-Glance Distance: 166 miles Terrain type: A mixture of high mountain balds, woodlands, ridge walking, and

Jul 13, 2018 : Ken Nail
Ruck Review:  Getting Ready for a Long Distance Hike

Ruck Review: Getting Ready for a Long Distance Hike

When I was preparing to hike the Pacific Crest Trail last year, I was looking for any information that I could get. It was my first long distance hike and...

Mar 29, 2018 : Danielle OFarrell
Update 3: Going Stoveless

Update 3: Going Stoveless

The main topic that’s been on my mind while preparing for my big hike (other than gear) is food. I have decided to go stoveless, meaning I will be relying...

Feb 17, 2018 : Liz Kidder
Trail Food: Steve’s Paleo Goods

Trail Food: Steve’s Paleo Goods

I've noticed two trends over the last several years. An increase in folks interested in long distance backpacking and an increase in people caring more about what food they are...

Jan 9, 2018 : Dylan Tonkin
Pacific Crest Trail Resupply Guide

Pacific Crest Trail Resupply Guide

It’s that time again: Time for this year’s PCT class to plan their resupply. Last year, around this time, I was dehydrating apples and beef in a panic, flipping through...

Jan 4, 2017 : Maggie Wallace
Ramen, 40’s, and “That Love”

Ramen, 40’s, and “That Love”

The first half of the A.T. was a new experience for me. It was my first long distance hike and I was NOT used to packing lightweight nutritious food. I...

Feb 23, 2016 : Adam Ryan
8 Thoughts on Appreciating Your Resupply Buddy

8 Thoughts on Appreciating Your Resupply Buddy

Let’s hear it for Resupply Buddies. They are often the silent partner in your thru-hike. For some crazy reason, they have let you rope them into 4-5 months of devoting...

Oct 14, 2015 : Amy Bee