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The Ultimate Resource for those looking to Thru-Hike

When you have finally made the decision to take the trek of a lifetime you have thousands of questions, I have worked to build the ultimate resource to help everyone be successful.
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Tent Footprints: How To Choose A Perfect Lightweight Option

For people planning their first long-distance thru-hikes, there is a load of gear-related questions and concerns as to … Read more

Sleeping Quilts (Sewn vs Zippered Footbox for Comfort)

There are many options to choose from when purchasing a backpacking quilt. They range in price, weight, warmth, … Read more

LSHT: How Long to Thru-Hike the Lone Star Hiking Trail

How long does it take to thru-hike the Lone Star Hiking Trail? This is a question that many … Read more

Double Wall vs Single Wall Tents: Benefits and Drawbacks

Choosing between a single wall tent and a double wall is not easy, especially when you are planning … Read more

Hiker Midnight: Taking A Break in the Darkness

Hikers in the dark are often met with a feeling of trepidation and fear because they can’t see … Read more

What is a Shakedown Hike? (Gauging Gear & Prep)

For anyone looking to accomplish a thru-hike planning and prepping your gear and choosing which to keep with … Read more

AT Showers: Managing Your Filth Level While on the Trail

The Appalachian Trail is a challenge for anyone who takes it on, but managing your personal hygiene can … Read more
Power bank use on the Appalachian Trail allows you to use elctronics with less worry about power running out

AT Thru Hiker Guide: Managing Device Power on Trail

If you are a long-distance hiker on the Appalachian Trail, one of your main concerns will be how … Read more