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

I almost always hike and backpack alone.

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

On Hiking with Your Significant Other

To some people, my decision to hike with someone I had only known a few months might sound risky or rushed. For me, I had nothing to lose. The worst...

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 : Rachel Cheatham
5 Thoughts That Consume Your Mind While Backpacking

5 Thoughts That Consume Your Mind While Backpacking

What are some of the most common things that run through backpackers head's on the trail?

Nov 20, 2015 : Kyle O'Grady