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10 Myths for SOBO Thru-Hikers

10 Myths for SOBO Thru-Hikers

July 6th marked the beginning of my SOBO journey to Georgia, with the summit of Katahdin. I hit the mountain full of excitement and wonder, not only for the summit, but...

Jul 15, 2017 : Katie Doane
Five amazing time hacks to try when you’re hiking

Five amazing time hacks to try when you’re hiking

If you’ve ever been frustrated with your pace, or tired of things taking so long, or generally feeling like you’re fighting time when you’re hiking, try these five hacks to...

Mar 24, 2016 : Carla Robertson
How To Become a Backcountry Super Chef

How To Become a Backcountry Super Chef

While most people worry about what gear and clothing they are going to bring on their thru-hike, I worried about food.  I am a hungry girl in normal life. I...

Jan 14, 2015 : Whitney Alana
Getting your rows in a duck! short list of pre-trail reminders

Getting your rows in a duck! short list of pre-trail reminders

Start getting comfortable with being uncomfortable Its crunch time! Saving money and working overtime might be your life at the moment, but in months or weeks (depending on when you...

Jan 2, 2015 : Wolfgang
7 Things You Should Never Take Out of Your Backpack

7 Things You Should Never Take Out of Your Backpack

It's tempting to shuffle these items around when you are off the trail but prevent yourself the trouble and just leave these items where they belong: in your bag.  Keep...

Sep 29, 2014 : Owen Stone
18 Absolutely Brilliant Backpacking Hacks

18 Absolutely Brilliant Backpacking Hacks

I, among many, have read a million and one tricks, tips and hacks for outdoor living. I’ll admit it, I think they’re fun and every thirty second one is something...

Sep 20, 2014 : Carlie Gentry