saving money

Hunting Down Backpacking Gear On A Budget

Hunting Down Backpacking Gear On A Budget

Thru-hiking is expensive. Sure, you can go to Wal-Mart or Amazon and get nearly everything you need, but most of it will weigh a ton and be poor quality, or...

Jan 13, 2018 : Joellyn Sargent
The AT Lead-up: Shakedowns, Saving Money, and Slaying Trolls

The AT Lead-up: Shakedowns, Saving Money, and Slaying Trolls

The lead-up to my Appalachian Trail departure is getting real, folks.   There's less than three months to go until my date with destiny at Amicalola on March 10.  There's...

Dec 16, 2017 : Jon Goff
5 Tips For Thru-Hiking on a Budget: It’s Possible

5 Tips For Thru-Hiking on a Budget: It’s Possible

Wait, I'm Paying How Much to Hike? According to the Appalachian Trail Conservancy, the average thru-hiker spends around $1,000 per month while hiking the AT...and this doesn't even cover the amount

Nov 14, 2017 : Eiryn Reynolds
Cheeseburger Economics

Cheeseburger Economics

A year and a half ago my wife and I determined it was time for a life change, but one major thing stood in the way of our goals: $50,000...

Mar 4, 2017 : Justin and Wella Jay