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About Water

About Water

Water, in all its manifestations and forms, pervades most aspects of hiking the Appalachian Trail. For starters, the Appalachian Mountains themselves have been carved by water. Long ago (a geologist

Dec 3, 2015 : Joe Schmidt
H20 to Go: 10 Tips to Backcountry Hydration

H20 to Go: 10 Tips to Backcountry Hydration

Backcountry Hydration Filtering water takes the F out of Fun, but it needs to be done. It's incredibly important to not only have clean water, but to practice safe hydration out...

Sep 19, 2015 : Michelle Hand
The Pacific Crest Trail Dilemma: Increasing Crowds, Droughts, and Water Caches

The Pacific Crest Trail Dilemma: Increasing Crowds, Droughts, and Water Caches

It’s nearly Spring, which brings, in addition to longer days and flowers, a whole new crop of thru-hikers hoping to log miles and take names - trail names that is. ...

Apr 2, 2015 : Bennett Travers
Water you supposed to do about H20

Water you supposed to do about H20

Now after dealing with Food, my next logical step was how to deal with water. The blogosphere is full of opinions(like most of the internet) of how to deal with...

Feb 13, 2015 : Oliver Hudgins
Water Treatments for Backpacking and Hiking

Water Treatments for Backpacking and Hiking

Water is plentiful on the trail from springs, streams, rivers, and ponds… but not every clear water source should be trusted. Some hikers have survived without treating water, but that...

May 7, 2014 : Madison Dragna