through-hiking

How Hiking is Like a Meditation Retreat (And How It’s Not)

How Hiking is Like a Meditation Retreat (And How It’s Not)

If you're into personal growth and overcoming extreme challenges, both a long distance hike and a meditation retreat are worth trying. Here are ten ways that hiking is like an...

Oct 11, 2017 : Janel Gazelle
How Thru-Hiking Ruined My Life

How Thru-Hiking Ruined My Life

Those who thru-hike learn to survive anything—as long as they believe in what they're doing. However, if you want to be the kind of person who can keep your head...

Jun 27, 2017 : Janel Gazelle
What It Feels Like to Finish a Thru-Hike

What It Feels Like to Finish a Thru-Hike

The final days leading up to finishing a through-hike and returning to civilization are a confusing mix of anticipation, terror, pride, sadness and relief. Here is what you might experience...

May 24, 2017 : Janel Gazelle
10 Reasons to Shave Your Head for Your Hike

10 Reasons to Shave Your Head for Your Hike

Bald is the way to go for a long distance hike!

May 1, 2017 : Janel Gazelle
Follow Frost in ‘The Long Start to the Journey’

Follow Frost in ‘The Long Start to the Journey’

THE AT MOVIE called "THE LONG START TO THE JOURNEY" "The best way out is always through," —Robert Frost Much more intimate than most other films centered around the Appalachian...

Nov 24, 2015 : Kayla Carter