Leave No Trace

There are 7 principles of the leave-no-trace theory which help to preserve the spaces we love for recreation.

Planning for the Pacific Crest Trail

All I can say to planning the pacific crest trail is: YES! Go do it! It will be hard, it will be terrible, you will hurt, you will curse, you will sweat, you will be as dirty as you’ve ever been in your life and it will be amazing.

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.

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.

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.

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.


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