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Resupply Plan for a Thru-Hike of the CDT

Resupply Plan for a Thru-Hike of the CDT

It's officially now less than one month until I'll lay my hand on Crazy Cook Monument and take the very first step of my NOBO CDT thru-hike. Time has really...

Mar 18, 2019 : Emma
Arctic Skiing: I Hope You Brought Your Parka

Arctic Skiing: I Hope You Brought Your Parka

I hope you brought your parka because we’re headed north. This time I don’t mean headed north to Canada. I mean, as many head south to spend the late-winter months...

Mar 14, 2019 : Elysha Dyer
One Month Until Start and It Keeps Snowing

One Month Until Start and It Keeps Snowing

One year ago I stood at the Southern Terminus of the PCT. I filled in the register, had my pictures taken, and set out on an adventure I could never...

Mar 12, 2019 : Emma
Frigid and Loafing in Sierra Vista

Frigid and Loafing in Sierra Vista

We were somewhere near the Mexican border when the snow started to settle on our tents. This is a pretty good imperial stout, he thinks, setting down the paper cup...

Feb 22, 2019 : swami bittergoat
Prepping by Mostly Just Thinking About Grizzly Bears

Prepping by Mostly Just Thinking About Grizzly Bears

In less than two months I will be hopping on a plane to Tucson, AZ. After I take a Greyhound to Lordsburg, then sit in a van for three hours...

Feb 22, 2019 : Pilar Schmidt
The Moment I Knew I Was Going to Thru-Hike

The Moment I Knew I Was Going to Thru-Hike

It was October 2015. 2015 was a rough year for me. I was in my junior year of college; stuck in a degree that didn't inspire me; depressed and anxious;...

Feb 18, 2019 : Bryan Walsh
Looking into the Unknown Can be Scary

Looking into the Unknown Can be Scary

Seven days till I ski the American Birkie, ten days till I’m on a plane to Europe for six weeks of ski touring, and 58 days till I start the...

Feb 16, 2019 : Elysha Dyer
Have You Met Swami Bittergoat?

Have You Met Swami Bittergoat?

Swami is sporting a stylish camouflage Gore-Tex hat, full rain gear and a gargantuan, pale yellow monstrosity. This is no candid shot; I was actually posing. If you could see...

Feb 11, 2019 : swami bittergoat
Dosu Dealing with the Thru-Hike Wither

Dosu Dealing with the Thru-Hike Wither

If you have hiked a long trail before you've seen it. The 1,000 or 2,000 miles have taken their toll on hikers' bodies, and many of us start looking like...

Feb 9, 2019 : Dosu ? Kinuta
Resupply Strategy on the Continental Divide Trail

Resupply Strategy on the Continental Divide Trail

Salt Lake City, Feb. 8, 2019: How do you get food over a distance of 3,000 miles? In this post I provide a brief summary of what you have to...

Feb 9, 2019 : Caroline "Earthcake"