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The Confederation Trail and Prince Edward Island along Canada’s 24,000 km Great Trail

The Confederation Trail and Prince Edward Island along Canada’s 24,000 km Great Trail

We arrived on Prince Edward Island just two days after post-tropical storm Dorian swept through the Maritimes. In our first 12 km of trail we had to climb under, over,...

Oct 4, 2019 : Sonya
Pox & Puss Episode #70 – Eavesdropping with Dan Koeppel

Pox & Puss Episode #70 – Eavesdropping with Dan Koeppel

In this episode we talk with Dan Koeppel about his article The Legend of Baltimore Jack in Outside magazine. Dan was searching for an article to write for Outside when...

Sep 23, 2019 : Pox & Puss Podcast
Divided: A Walk on the Continental Divide Trail

Divided: A Walk on the Continental Divide Trail

Hello dedicated readers, hiker hopefuls, curious cubicle dwellers, seasoned striders of trail, sole-softened veterans, and armchair adventurists! Knots here, giving you all a sneak peek at my

Sep 14, 2019 : Brian Cornell
TransCanada Hike along 24,000 km of Canada’s Great Trail Finishes Cape Breton at 1,400 km!

TransCanada Hike along 24,000 km of Canada’s Great Trail Finishes Cape Breton at 1,400 km!

Hiking Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, on the Great Trail and the International Appalachian Trail has been an amazing experience. We've enjoyed highly varied and stunningly beautiful landscapes,

Sep 2, 2019 : Sonya
How to Prevent and Treat 7 Common Thru-Hiking Foot Problems

How to Prevent and Treat 7 Common Thru-Hiking Foot Problems

Have you ever noticed that thru-hikers have an awful lot in common with zombies? Both are prone to shuffling glassy-eyed through the woods at strange hours. Both have large appetites

Apr 3, 2019 : Kelly Floro
10 Ways to Stay Warm and Avoid Hypothermia on the Trail

10 Ways to Stay Warm and Avoid Hypothermia on the Trail

It’s just before dawn, and the mountains all around you are tranquil. You can tell it’s going to be a glorious morning, and you feel the call of a new...

Mar 21, 2019 : Kelly Floro
My Final Days on the Continental Divide Trail

My Final Days on the Continental Divide Trail

Glacier National Park is nearly empty this time of year.  A few locals visit, driving around to witness the change in seasons.  After a couple early-October snowstorms, the clouds retreated...

Oct 27, 2018 : Brian Cornell
An Early October Storm in Glacier

An Early October Storm in Glacier

I met a couple other CDT hikers in the otherwise deserted village of East Glacier.  After spending Saturday night at the Backpackers Inn, Windscreen and I relocated across town to...

Oct 6, 2018 : Brian Cornell
Walking Through the Bob, Waiting Patiently for Winter

Walking Through the Bob, Waiting Patiently for Winter

The hills burn in color, autumn becoming a dying season.  Reds have mutated into burgundy and purple.  What were once glowing, golden yellow leaves whither into a shade of mustard. ...

Oct 2, 2018 : Brian Cornell
Changing of the Seasons in Montana

Changing of the Seasons in Montana

Upon arriving at MacDonald Pass, I stuck my thumb out and began my 100-mile hitch to the city of Missoula.  Took me three separate rides to reach my destination yet...

Sep 22, 2018 : Brian Cornell