“The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” – Lao Tzu.

Long-distance trails

Welcome thru-hiker!

Thanks for visiting! THRU-HIKING.com is the community and resource for inspiration about trails, planning, preparation, gearblogs, funny stories and everything else you’ll need to know about hiking long-distance trails. Since we have just started, we’ll update and improve the website step by step.

If you have any questions or want to help us build the official community for thru-hikers, email us at [email protected] .

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Prepare for your next thru-hike

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How to plan a thru-hike.

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Tips, tricks, adventures and other trail talk about thru-hiking.

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