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“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
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
What You Need to Know About the Appalachian Trail Kickoff

What You Need to Know About the Appalachian Trail Kickoff

The Appalachian Trail Kickoff, or ATKO, is an annual event held in early March. This event has been going on for 18 years, and continues to get better and better...

Feb 25, 2020 : Stacia Bennett
The Attempt Episode 7: Peter’s Attempt

The Attempt Episode 7: Peter’s Attempt

SHOW NOTES Benjamin is hiking at his top gear when his friend Peter hops in for a week on the trail The Attempt is produced by Julia Drachman with help...

Feb 25, 2020 : Julia Drachman
6 Long Trails That Are Perfect for Beginners

6 Long Trails That Are Perfect for Beginners

This is a sponsored post brought to you by REI.  Check out an REI Hiking Course near you.  Are you a passionate day-hiker looking to break into the world of...

Feb 25, 2020 : Kelly Floro
The Best Rain Jackets for Backpacking of 2020

The Best Rain Jackets for Backpacking of 2020

A rain jacket is pretty much nonnegotiable as part of your thru-hiking kit, like a down or synthetic jacket. Sure, it might stay stuffed in your pack during the dry...

Feb 24, 2020 : The Editors
This Week’s Top Instagram Posts from the #AppalachianTrail

This Week’s Top Instagram Posts from the #AppalachianTrail

As snow continues to fall upon my doorstep in Denver, a few brave thru-hikers have begun to lay their footprints on the Appalachian Trail. 2020 brings a new year of...

Feb 24, 2020 : Andrew Murphy
Missing AT Hiker’s Body Found Near Approach Trail in Georgia

Missing AT Hiker’s Body Found Near Approach Trail in Georgia

The body of a missing Appalachian Trail hiker bound for Maine was discovered Wednesday afternoon near a creek about a mile from the Hike Inn Trail in Georgia, Dawson County...

Feb 20, 2020 : Hugh Owen
2020 PCT Hikers Invited to the PCTA’s Webinar on 2/24

2020 PCT Hikers Invited to the PCTA’s Webinar on 2/24

The Pacific Crest Trail Association is inviting members of the PCT class of 2020 to their trail information webinar on Monday, February 24, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Pacific...

Feb 19, 2020 : The Editors
Etna Hiker’s Hut on the PCT Is Closing

Etna Hiker’s Hut on the PCT Is Closing

2020 is shaping up to be a year of big changes in the PCT trail angel community. Following announcements from Hiker Heaven, Casa de Luna, and Scout and Frodo, yesterday,...

Feb 19, 2020 : Samantha Olthof