resupply

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. In 2016 around this time, I was dehydrating apples and beef in a panic, flipping through...

Sep 20, 2022 : Maggie Wallace
SoBos in vortex

SoBos in vortex

I have made it to Washington! My start date was two days ago, but here we are still waiting in the SoBo vortex. I flew to Seattle via Reykjavik. It...

Jul 1, 2022 : Miia Tsunami
Packing Resupply Boxes for the CDT

Packing Resupply Boxes for the CDT

My Past Resupply Strategies In less than one week, I will be standing at the southern terminus of the CDT, ready to set out Northbound on my fourth thru-hike and...

Apr 23, 2022 : Madeline Gould
Review: Right On Trek Backpacking Food Delivery

Review: Right On Trek Backpacking Food Delivery

What we fuel ourselves with on the trail is as personal and important as anything else we carry, if not more so, given how infinite the approaches and combinations are....

Feb 5, 2021 : Notebook
Cold Soaking With No Mail Drops (For Beginners)

Cold Soaking With No Mail Drops (For Beginners)

Next camping trip I vowed that I would enjoy my meal sans stove. All the better for sleeping bag snacking...

Jan 21, 2021 : Emma Slaughter
A Complete Guide to Resupply on the John Muir Trail

A Complete Guide to Resupply on the John Muir Trail

Editor’s Note: In light of the COVID crisis, The Trek is committed to following all CDC and trail organization recommendations. As trails open up and longer hikes become possible, it’s...

May 28, 2020 : Inga Aksamit
Resupply on the Great Divide Trail

Resupply on the Great Divide Trail

As mentioned in my previous articles concerning permits, advanced planning is an important part of the character of the trail. It’s hard to “wing” it and that includes resupply on...

Feb 18, 2020 : Kelly McDonald
Resupply, Food, and Final Gear Changes

Resupply, Food, and Final Gear Changes

One month to go, and it's getting down to the little details. So far, the most common questions I get from people about my thru-hike pertain to food. Here's my...

Feb 25, 2019 : Phoebe "Unicorn" Anderson
Resupply Strategy on the Continental Divide Trail

Resupply Strategy on the Continental Divide Trail

Salt Lake City, Feb. 8, 2019: How do you get food over a distance of 3,000 miles? In this post I provide a brief summary of what you have to...

Feb 9, 2019 : Caroline "Earthcake"
Are Resupply Boxes Worth the Effort?

Are Resupply Boxes Worth the Effort?

It’s hard to envision your resupply options before setting out on a long-distance hike. You’ll be backpacking in the wilderness, right? Shopping at Walmart seems a little out of context....

Jan 4, 2019 : Joellyn Sargent