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Introducing “Tales from the Trail”: Our New Video Blogger Series

Introducing “Tales from the Trail”: Our New Video Blogger Series

We're excited to announce the start of a brand new video series here at The Trek: our biweekly video updates from selected Trek bloggers currently on the trail. Follow along for on-trail

Feb 22, 2017 : The Editors
Heroic PCT Thru-Hiker Covers 90 Miles Eating Only McDoubles: Video and Interview

Heroic PCT Thru-Hiker Covers 90 Miles Eating Only McDoubles: Video and Interview

Thru-hikers love a good challenge.  After all, when you spend the better part of a half year walking, finding ways to spice up the steps can do wonders for fending off tedium....

Jan 5, 2017 : Zach
Appalachian Trail Thru-Hiker Interviews [Part 3]

Appalachian Trail Thru-Hiker Interviews [Part 3]

At this year's Trail Days, Appalachian Trials teamed up with 2015 thru-hiker, Michelle Revoir, to pick the brains of this year's crop of thru-hikers.  We asked our hiker trash friends to share their

Jul 11, 2016 : Zach
Appalachian Trail Thru-Hiker Interviews [Part 2]

Appalachian Trail Thru-Hiker Interviews [Part 2]

At this year's Trail Days, Appalachian Trials teamed up with 2015 thru-hiker, Michelle Revoir, to pick the brains of this year's crop of thru-hikers.  We asked our hiker trash friends to share their

Jul 7, 2016 : Zach
Interview with Appalachian Trail Speed Record Holder, Scott Jurek [Video]

Interview with Appalachian Trail Speed Record Holder, Scott Jurek [Video]

Last week I had the opportunity of sitting down with Appalachian Trail supported speed record holder, legendary ultramarathon runner, noted vegan, and author, Scott Jurek. During our nearly hour

Oct 17, 2015 : Zach
Haha’s 2015 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hiker Gear List [Video]

Haha’s 2015 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hiker Gear List [Video]

Rather than post a neatly arranged photo of the contents of my pack, I made a video of what 30 lbs of decision-making will get you. Since this video was...

May 25, 2015 : HaHa
The Best Videos From, On, and/or About the Appalachian Trail

The Best Videos From, On, and/or About the Appalachian Trail

As the Appalachian Trail grows in popularity, there are more and more videos available that try and capture the beauty and enormity of the entire trail. It's a difficult task, but...

Mar 9, 2015 : Ashli Baldwin
3 Tips for Thru-Hiking the CDT From The Real Hiking Viking [Video]

3 Tips for Thru-Hiking the CDT From The Real Hiking Viking [Video]

What do you get when you mix a Norse, uncivilized barbarian with an accomplished long-distance backpacker (plus a dash of authenticity)?  Fifteen gold stars if you guessed "A Real Hiking

Feb 15, 2015 : Zach
This 2 Minute Video From Mt. Katahdin Will Bring You Tears of Joy

This 2 Minute Video From Mt. Katahdin Will Bring You Tears of Joy

The title of this post says it all. This video courtesy of our buddy, LoJack, who completed his thru-hike on July 21st.  Watch, enjoy, cry, smile,

Aug 9, 2014 : Zach
What Do Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers Eat? [VIDEO]

What Do Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers Eat? [VIDEO]

One of the best parts about thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail is a human's capacity to consume ungodly amounts of food without consequence to his/her waistline.  In fact, despite eating like a

Jul 28, 2014 : Zach