My precious precious things (gear)

My precious precious things (gear)

I'm not usually one for planning but I figure now is as good a time as any to start. Not sure what my base weight is exactly, but as a...

Feb 26, 2020 : Boni Salmerón
Train Insane or Fail the Trail: Appalachian Trail Preparation

Train Insane or Fail the Trail: Appalachian Trail Preparation

A basic guide from an Australian Physiotherapist on how to physically prepare for the ruling 2,200 miles trek along the Appalachian Trail.

Feb 26, 2020 : Jacob Payne
My American Appalachian Adventure

My American Appalachian Adventure

A brief introduction into an Australian based 2020 SOBO AT Thru-hiker.

Feb 25, 2020 : Jacob Payne
Hiking for More Than Just Ourselves

Hiking for More Than Just Ourselves

Fragile "I'm not hopeful." Those were the words that rang through my head as I stood in the emergency room with some of my dearest friends from college. I was...

Feb 25, 2020 : Emily and Parkes
Days 6 and 7 – Blood Mountain to Neel Gap and Blood Mountain Cabins

Days 6 and 7 – Blood Mountain to Neel Gap and Blood Mountain Cabins

Day six began a little earlier again as I was excited to get to civilization. I get most of my gear packed before starting breakfast and coffee. Half portion of...

Feb 25, 2020 : James Aguilar
Everything’s Intimidating Until It’s Done

Everything’s Intimidating Until It’s Done

If you are about to start hiking the AT and are beginning to second-guess your outdoor abilities, or generally feel like you are crazy for quitting your job to pursue...

Feb 25, 2020 : Rob Jr.
My Eureka – The Appalachian Trail

My Eureka – The Appalachian Trail

Have you ever had a Eureka moment when the stars align, fate stares you down, destiny tells you everything’s going to be OK, and you suddenly realize what you want...

Feb 25, 2020 : Toby
“Into America’s Wild:” A Documentary about Biophilia

“Into America’s Wild:” A Documentary about Biophilia

Tweto and Harrington speak to the feeling of isolation that many experience and the connections that can be made in nature - both to the natural world and to others.

Feb 25, 2020 : Samantha Olthof
The Bits and Pieces Left to Do – Always One More Thing

The Bits and Pieces Left to Do – Always One More Thing

I have found that there is always just one more. Just one more thing to pick up or just one more person to say goodbye to, but there is always...

Feb 25, 2020 : Esa Mayo-pitts
PCT Parenting: A Letter Home

PCT Parenting: A Letter Home

On My Start Day... Soon Today, I start walking the Pacific Crest Trail. It is the day I’ve been talking about since September 2019. I know this is a huge...

Feb 25, 2020 : Shannon Quadres