Kendra Slagter

World traveller. Thru-hiker. Aspiring writer & journalist. I thru-hiked the Bruce Trail in Ontario, Canada with my dad in the fall of 2020 after my PCT dreams had been crushed by the pandemic. Since then, we've been chasing trails and encouraging others to get outside.

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Congratulations to these 2022 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 5

Congratulations to these 2022 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 5

This season on the Pacific Crest Trail was wild, to say the least. With the threat of spreading forest fires, multiple re-routes, and the inability

Oct 5, 2022 : Kendra Slagter
Congratulations to these 2022 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 10

Congratulations to these 2022 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 10

Just look at all these incredible hikers! These folks recently completed their Appalachian Trail thru-hike. They summited peaks, hiked through

Oct 5, 2022 : Kendra Slagter
Congratulations to these 2022 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 4

Congratulations to these 2022 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 4

Incoming! We have our next wave of Pacific Crest Trail thru-hike finishers! We're stoked to celebrate this incredible accomplishment alongside these

Sep 29, 2022 : Kendra Slagter
Congratulations to these 2022 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 9

Congratulations to these 2022 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 9

We're excited to announce our next wave of Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike Finishers! These folks spent months on trail hiking towards their long-time

Sep 27, 2022 : Kendra Slagter
Congratulations to these 2022 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 3

Congratulations to these 2022 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 3

There's a specific moment that every thru-hiker had where they officially decided to hike the Pacific Crest Trail. What started as an idea turned

Sep 19, 2022 : Kendra Slagter
Congratulations to these 2022 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 8

Congratulations to these 2022 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 8

This is it. This is the moment. The moment these hikers have been working towards for months: The final steps upon Katahdin. 2,193 miles, 14 states,

Sep 17, 2022 : Kendra Slagter
Congratulations to these 2022 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 2

Congratulations to these 2022 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 2

2650 miles, 3 states, 26 national forests, 7 national parks, and countless ramen bombs later, these Pacific Crest Trail thru-hikers successfully

Sep 8, 2022 : Kendra Slagter
Congratulations to these 2022 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 7

Congratulations to these 2022 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 7

Incoming! Part 7 of our Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike Finisher Series is here! After months of crushing miles and pushing through the highs and lows

Sep 5, 2022 : Kendra Slagter
Congratulations to these 2022 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 6

Congratulations to these 2022 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 6

Ah, the Appalachian Trail. One of America's most iconic trails. The AT spans 2190 miles through fourteen states and along the crests and valleys of

Aug 30, 2022 : Kendra Slagter
Congratulations to these 2022 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 1

Congratulations to these 2022 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 1

Months on trail have led up to this exact, victorious moment: the final steps towards the Pacific Crest Trail northern terminus. Thru-hikers woke up

Aug 30, 2022 : Kendra Slagter