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The Frugal Thru Hiker: A Few Tips on How to Stretch the Dollar on the Trail

The Frugal Thru Hiker: A Few Tips on How to Stretch the Dollar on the Trail

Just to get this off the table, this isn’t an article about budgeting before hitting the trail. I would be absolutely horrible in providing such advice since I invest a...

Dec 6, 2016 : Stubbs
First Piece of Gear, Yay!

First Piece of Gear, Yay!

I got my first piece of gear today!! So exciting! ^_^ Since I'm still obviously gear hunting, I won't delve into much other than sleeping bag and comfort. So, I...

Sep 7, 2016 : Adeline
Gimme Shelter: The Pros & Cons of Sleeping in Shelters on the Appalachian Trail

Gimme Shelter: The Pros & Cons of Sleeping in Shelters on the Appalachian Trail

During your AT hike, you’re going to have to decide where you’re going to sleep at the end of the day (or the start of it if you’re a night...

Aug 23, 2016 : Stubbs
Must See Shelters – Quarry Gap, Pennsylvania

Must See Shelters – Quarry Gap, Pennsylvania

When considering shelters, most A.T. thru hikers would call themselves lucky just to have a tin roof with only one leak in it and a horde of mice whose noise...

Mar 14, 2016 : Connor Adams
Shelter on the Appalachian Trail: To Pack or Not to Pack?

Shelter on the Appalachian Trail: To Pack or Not to Pack?

Long distance hiking requires many hours of resting, an irony that illuminates the fragile resilience of the hiker's body and the critical necessity of shelter. Hiking from Georgia to Maine...

May 7, 2015 : Joe Schmidt
How to Pick Your Big Three

How to Pick Your Big Three

When you think of gear, what do you think of first? Do you think of the first aid kit you'll need? The clothing you'll wear? What kind of trowel you...

Feb 13, 2015 : Ruth