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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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CDT Thru-Hiking: What Permits Are Needed & When To Get Them

If you are looking to hike the continental divide trail but aren’t sure if a permit is needed, … Read more

Puffy Jackets on the AT: Down Vs Synthetic For Warmth

There are two options for staying warm on the Appalachian Trail: down or synthetic. Synthetic jackets are more … Read more

AT Hammocking: How To Build An Ultralight Hammock Setup

Hiking the Appalachian Trail is a dream for many people. The trail itself spans nearly 2,200 miles, and … Read more

Best Cell Service While on the Appalachian Trail

While on the Appalachian Trail, your cell phone service is essential for safety, meeting up with other long-distance … Read more

Appalachian Trail: How To Live And Manage Bugs On Trail

Many people believe that the Appalachian Trail is a great place to escape civilization and enjoy nature. What … Read more
Camp Cooking System with fuel, stove, and a. small cup heating water for coffee

Thru-Hiking Food: How To Build Health While On Trail

When planning out your backcountry meals and how you want to eat on your backpacking trip, you need … Read more
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Backpacking Quilts: How To Select A Perfect

When you are looking to gear up properly for a long-distance thru-hike you want to maximize performance to … Read more
The three badges of the triple crown of hiking, the appalachian trail, pacific crest trail, and the continental divide trail

Crowning Achievement: What Is the Thru-Hiking Triple Crown

Many who find out about thru-hiking and decide they want to take on the challenge may not know … Read more