Tell Us Your Story: How Has Thru-Hiking Changed Your Life?

This spring, The Trek will feature stories of hikers who were dramatically affected by thru-hiking. Did your life change substantially after/because you hiked a long trail?  We want to hear from you!

Many people describe thru-hiking as a life-changing experience. Maybe you switched careers after getting home from the trail, relocated to a different part of the world, or met your future spouse on the trail. Maybe the hike led you to overhaul your lifestyle or had a lasting impact on your mental and physical health.

Tell Us Your Story

There’s no doubt that thru-hiking can change your life in any number of ways—and we want to hear all about them! Please take a few minutes to share your experiences with us for a chance to be featured on The Trek this spring.

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Tell Us How Thru-Hiking Has Changed Your Life

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Comments 4

  • Jason : Mar 2nd

    Tried to go to the link but it says that I do not have permission to view the document.

    • Kelly Floro : Mar 3rd

      Hey Jason, sorry about that! I just went and edited the form so anyone should be able to access it now.


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