Backpackers.com — A long thru-hike is a daunting goal. Weeks, if not months, out on the trail, night after night, pushing your body and mind to the limit. Injury, stress, and loneliness often come in waves, forcing many to the edges of understanding and patience. But that struggle is part of the wonder. That’s what so […]
See incredible views along the South Rim Loop in Big Bend National Park. A 14 mile loop, solitude and the Chisos Mountains await.
Backpackers.com — This winter hike is for those who love snow. Cadillac Mountain, at 1,530 feet, is the highest point along the North Atlantic Seaboard, the first place one can watch the sunrise between October 7 and March 6, and has an epic overlook of the Atlantic and surrounding islands. If you’re in Bar Harbor, Maine, or traveling there […]
These topographic aerial trail videos are stunning. Made with Route 3D technology, you can see a side-by-side projection of the JMT and Rim-to-Rim trails.
We got in touch with Jill and RT, two recent PCT finishers, to discus the cost of a thru-hike. Read their breakdown and insight, and plan your own trip.
We highlight Hartley Brody’s Adventure Blog’s 10 reasons to hike with trekking poles. See the reasons, and how to pick your pole.