Wilderness

Applying Trail Wisdom to City Life (part 1)

Applying Trail Wisdom to City Life (part 1)

To preface, I'm half-convincing myself when writing this so please understand that I am also a thru-hiker who connects to the difficulty of post-trail life. I find there to be...

Jul 16, 2018 : Lauren Hafley
In and Out of the Gila Wilderness

In and Out of the Gila Wilderness

Within this stretch of trail we spent four days in the Gila Wilderness and within the Gila Wilderness is the Gila River.  The trail follows the Gila River as it...

May 15, 2018 : Brian Cornell
My Mentor Muir

My Mentor Muir

What book or author has motivated you to get outside, venture forth into the wilderness, hit the trail, and experience nature? I was already a bit of a hiker, backpacker,...

Feb 23, 2017 : John Edward Harris
Wilderness and Getting “Out There,” by Hike or by Bike

Wilderness and Getting “Out There,” by Hike or by Bike

Experiencing wilderness is a treasure that many of us seek when we venture into the back-country.  It's the feeling of being really, really out there, where the natural world overwhelms our...

Jan 4, 2017 : Righteous
I’m Hiking Because…

I’m Hiking Because…

I’m sure upon mentioning to friends and family about your decision to attempt a thru hike (or even a long distance section hike), or simply uttering that it’s something you’re...

Oct 4, 2016 : Stubbs
Wilderness Part 2

Wilderness Part 2

The wilderness is real Beach number 2 The next morning I left the cute shelter built right next to a swimming hole to continue on my journey through the 100...

Aug 4, 2016 : Hillary
Gear List Before : Part 1 (Gear)

Gear List Before : Part 1 (Gear)

Well, here we are! Two weeks to go, amazing how time flies! I've been doing some good workouts to prepare physically, and I've got (almost) all of my gear together,...

Feb 10, 2016 : Victoria Ketteringham