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Halfway there

Halfway there

Not even two months in and I find myself halfway on my way to Mexico. For some reason time on this trail seems to move way faster than on other...

Sep 1, 2021 : Linnett Andersen
So simple, yet so complicated

So simple, yet so complicated

A thru-hike is not easy, it is physically and mentally hard work. But it is a simple thing to do. Every day you know exactly what to do and how...

Aug 3, 2021 : Linnett Andersen
Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park

It’s it buggy, hot and humid when I set off from the Canadian border into Glacier National Park in Northern Montana. And stunningly beautiful. This is the Rockies in its...

Jul 19, 2021 : Linnett Andersen
Have a Nice Trip? See You Next Fall.

Have a Nice Trip? See You Next Fall.

We are making our way North on what is supposed to be a safer alternate route to avoid the snow of the San Juans. An accident interrupts our progress.

Jul 6, 2021 : Heidi Nisbett
CDT Thru-Hike Week 4

CDT Thru-Hike Week 4

Mesas to San Pedro Parks Wilderness of the Santa Fe National Forest. Goodbye to the waterless sands of the mesas. Hello to the lush Santa Fe forest. The last day...

Jun 29, 2021 : Sleepin Bear
CDT Thru-Hike Week 3: El Malpais Lava

CDT Thru-Hike Week 3: El Malpais Lava

Water, Water, Beer. After heading North out of Pie town I realized I didn't pack out enough water. Thankfully the TLC Ranch had some water and shade for a rest...

Jun 26, 2021 : Sleepin Bear
The South San Juans: An Icy, Dicey Dance

The South San Juans: An Icy, Dicey Dance

We enter the South San Juans and are faced with the challenges hiking through snow at high elevation. I am put outside my comfort zone and we witness two search-and-rescue...

Jun 25, 2021 : Heidi Nisbett
Leaving New Mexico in the Dust

Leaving New Mexico in the Dust

Our final days in New Mexico are filled with beauty, but the discomforts of thru hiking are starting to get to me. I am thankful for the support of my...

Jun 25, 2021 : Heidi Nisbett
Night Before the Colorado Trail

Night Before the Colorado Trail

 Back to the Original Plan   After day hikes on the CDT, longer day hikes in more local areas and a lot of contemplation, Also, a slight injury setback made...

Jun 22, 2021 : Chris
Meet Scooter

Meet Scooter

I woke up this morning overlooking Compass Lake in Florida and decided that this is the time to introduce myself to you all. My trail name is Scooter (Austin Jenne)...

Jun 14, 2021 : Austin Jenne