Thru-Hiking Culture

Congrats to these 2021 PCT Thru-Hikers: Week of November 22

Congrats to these 2021 PCT Thru-Hikers: Week of November 22

Well, it's been another bizarre and wonderful year for hiking the PCT. And to that end, we wanted to extend a big congrats to everyone who managed to navigate all...

Nov 24, 2021 : J. Taylor Bell
CDT= Cinnamon Delicious Treat

CDT= Cinnamon Delicious Treat

What's your favorite town food? Are you a pizza fiend? Perhaps a taco king? I have a few friends who love fish tacos. But me, I'm a cinnamon roll queen....

Nov 23, 2021 : Emma Rosenfield
A Pedestrian on Long Island: Alex Wolfe Walks From Brooklyn to Montauk

A Pedestrian on Long Island: Alex Wolfe Walks From Brooklyn to Montauk

Alex Wolfe likes to walk: around his neighborhood in Brooklyn, around the five boroughs of New York City, and most recently, across Long Island, 160 miles from the Verrazano Bridge...

Nov 22, 2021 : Tina Mullen
What’s in a Name? A Choose-Your-Own-Adventure History of Mt. Whitney

What’s in a Name? A Choose-Your-Own-Adventure History of Mt. Whitney

It's a beautiful mountain. A spiritual place. A miracle of nature. The summit of Mt. Whitney is a confluence of so many different experiences. It's the culmination of the John...

Nov 18, 2021 : J. Taylor Bell
Congrats to These 2021 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers: Week of November 15

Congrats to These 2021 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers: Week of November 15

Look at all these beautiful people! It warms the heart to see so many intrepid hikers braving every torrential thunderstorm, hand-over-foot climb, and national park crowd to finish the AT....

Nov 16, 2021 : J. Taylor Bell
Pics Or It Didn’t Happen: Is Social Media Ruining Thru-Hiking?

Pics Or It Didn’t Happen: Is Social Media Ruining Thru-Hiking?

You have been envisioning the beautiful summit photo to post on Instagram for the majority of the day, and the ascent was fueled by brainstorming the perfect caption. Maybe you...

Nov 11, 2021 : Anna McKinney
Congrats to these 2021 PCT Thru-Hikers: Week of November 8

Congrats to these 2021 PCT Thru-Hikers: Week of November 8

Well, it's been another bizarre and wonderful year for hiking the PCT. And to that end, we wanted to extend a big congrats to everyone who managed to navigate all...

Nov 9, 2021 : J. Taylor Bell
Congrats to These 2021 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers: Week of November 1

Congrats to These 2021 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers: Week of November 1

Look at all these beautiful people! It warms the heart to see so many intrepid hikers braving every torrential thunderstorm, hand-over-foot climb, and national park crowd to finish the AT....

Nov 2, 2021 : J. Taylor Bell
The 2021 AT Thru-Hiker Survey is Here!

The 2021 AT Thru-Hiker Survey is Here!

If you, or someone you know, attempted an Appalachian Trail thru-hike this year, you've come to the right place! Each year, we poll the masses of AT hikers to learn...

Oct 26, 2021 : The Editors
Congrats to these 2021 PCT Thru-Hikers: Week of October 25

Congrats to these 2021 PCT Thru-Hikers: Week of October 25

Well, it's been another bizarre and wonderful year for hiking the PCT. And to that end, we wanted to extend a big congrats to everyone who managed to navigate all...

Oct 26, 2021 : J. Taylor Bell