Category: FAQ

July 15, 2021
Picking Foods When Thru-Hiking: Protein and Calories Matter

When you are planning out your meals and how you want to eat while out on the trail you need to focus on many things that may not jump out at you immediately as a need is protein along with calories for thru-hiking so what to eat when thru hiking then? A thru-hiker should look […]

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July 15, 2021
Why You Need to Choose a Backpacking Quilt for the Trail

When you are looking to gear up properly for a long distance thru hike you want to maximize performance to the weight of the gear to provide the maximum benefits, so what is a backpacking quilt? A backpacking quilt is similar to a sleeping bag but instead of having a hood and long zipper to […]

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July 15, 2021
The Triple Crown: A Thru Hikers Crowning Achievement

Many who find out about thru hiking and decide they want to take on the challenge may not know of the triple crown of hiking. This is due to many factors but lets dive in and talk about what is the thru hiking triple crown? The thru hikers triple crown consists of a complete thru […]

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July 15, 2021
Guthook Airplane Mode: Hiker Match Made in Heaven

While hiking on the trail you may notice that your cell service will fade in and out consistently on almost every trail, this is why many will set their phone to airplane mode to conserve power. This may lead you to wonder does Guthook work when in airplane mode? The Guthook app uses cell phone […]

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July 15, 2021
Thru Hiking 101: Taking The Big Leap Into a Lifetime Goal

This is our entirely free online backpacking resource aimed at helping you in preparing yourself for starting a long-distance thru-hike. The goal is to help you become informed and be able to get the right knowledge and gear. When you make the decision or are investigating the choice to take on a hike like any […]

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July 15, 2021
13 Amazing Thru-Hikes that Aren't the Triple Crown

Much of what you read online will focus on the big three of the Triple Crown but there are far more options available in the United States. Today I wanted to dig into some different hikes to explain some cool trails that should be on your bucket list. Thru hikes are an awesome way to […]

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