solo hiking

Peakbagging the New England 100 Highest’s Maine Six-Pack

Peakbagging the New England 100 Highest’s Maine Six-Pack

Six of the most isolated peaks on the Hostel of Maine for $44/night. Their setup is amazing and I’d highly recommend staying with them. The bunk rooms are well-designed, the...

Feb 1, 2019 : Aubri Drake
To All Those Who Have Doubted Before

To All Those Who Have Doubted Before

As my start date to hike the Appalachian Trail quickly approaches, my head is swarming with worry, fear, and anxiety of the unknown and what is to come. Of course...

Jan 12, 2019 : Elena Alves
A Slow Revolution: Finding Connectedness on the Trail

A Slow Revolution: Finding Connectedness on the Trail

When you’re preparing for a long-distance hike where you’ll be walking at two to three miles per hour, you begin a slow revolution in your life and the lives of...

Mar 28, 2018 : Dami Roelse
Why I Hike Alone

Why I Hike Alone

Contrary to generally accepted advice about always hitting the trail accompanied by a partner or as part of a group, I almost always day hike and backpack alone. I often...

Jan 26, 2017 : John Edward Harris
On Hiking with Your Significant Other

On Hiking with Your Significant Other

My Appalachian Trail experience so far has been somewhat unique - I hiked NoBo from Springer Mountain to Damascus Virginia solo. I then took a bus to Maine, summited Katahdin...

Aug 13, 2016 : Laurel "Duchess of Slug" Seus
Reacting with Fear: A Woman’s Perspective on Solo Travel

Reacting with Fear: A Woman’s Perspective on Solo Travel

Disclaimer: I am going to share ONE experience. Before you read this article know that my intention is not to complain or insult, but to share knowledge - to make...

Apr 24, 2016 : Glacier-Swiss
5 Thoughts That Consume Your Mind While Backpacking

5 Thoughts That Consume Your Mind While Backpacking

There is no denying that hikes of all lengths provide us with ample time to refresh our minds, explore our consciences, and lose ourselves in thought. But once we exhaust all that deep stuff,...

Nov 20, 2015 : Kyle O'Grady