The basics of thru-hiking
It’s exciting! Thru-hiking is a niche world to discover with its own foundation that is imperative to understand. There’s so much information to sort through when it comes to thru-hiking, so we’ve boiled it down to provide the need-to-know basics for you here.
You may be preparing for your first thru-hike or maybe gearing up for your longest trail so far and looking for a refresher. Either way, we’re here to help you on your journey to learning the basics of thru-hiking.
If you’re excited about longer trails, a thru-hike may be on the horizon.
Good question! We asked some experienced thru-hikers about how they got started.
What to know and how to get started with the basics of thru-hiking.
Good preparation is half of the job, so make sure you do it right!