Need to know: Hitchhiking

Although I’m now a seasoned thru-hiker, hitchhiking was my passion long before I started hiking long-distance trails. In fact, it was through hitchhiking that I discovered what thru-hiking actually was.

Best cameras for thru-hikes

As you plan your upcoming thru-hike, you likely want to document it. In this blog post, we’ll discuss the best cameras for thru-hiking.

Need to know: Section hiking

Section hiking is tackling a long-distance trail in several phases. These phases can be anywhere from a weekend getaway to weeks or months at a time on a trail.

Need to know: Cold water swimming

Cold water swimming has seen an explosive resurgence in recent years. Many enjoy the mental and physical health benefits this activity yields.

Trail photography 101

Here are some tips and pointers if you are beginning your photographic journey in the mountains.

10 Best outdoor endurance films​

Sometimes trail prep means mental prep, too! Queue up these outdoor endurance film classics while you get ready to hike your next trail.

Gear list for tropical hikes

It is important to keep in mind that tropical weather can be hot, humid, and unpredictable, and may present certain specificities that you may not encounter in other climates. To make sure that you are having a blast, here are some recommendations on some essentials to pack on a tropical hike.

Wild camping in Europe


We’ll explore the wild camping regulations on European thru-hiking trails and provide you with helpful tips to ensure a safe and responsible thru-hiking experience.

Best Thru-Hiking Books

Looking for your next read? Check out this list of thru-hiking books through the years that have made the top of our list.