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Frequently Asked Questions

There are many frequent questions that come up when you choose to embark on a thru hike. Due to these long distance trails, AT, PCT, and CDT taking upwards of 4-6 months planning and preparation are a key to success or failure.

Picking Foods When Thru-Hiking: Protein and Calories Matter

Picking Foods When Thru-Hiking: Protein and Calories Matter

When hiking and backpacking eating the right foods is vital to your health and wellness on point. Thru hiking food is notoriously low in nutritional value!

Why You Need to Choose a Backpacking Quilt for the Trail

Why You Need to Choose a Backpacking Quilt for the Trail

When deciding on your gear you may wonder more about whether a backpacking quilt is better than a sleeping bag for the average thru-hiker.

The Triple Crown: A Thru Hikers Crowning Achievement

The Triple Crown: A Thru Hikers Crowning Achievement

None of these trails is truly easy, the failure rate of most of the hikes is about 75% and more don't complete what they start!

FarOut in Airplane Mode: Hiker Match Made in Heaven

FarOut in Airplane Mode: Hiker Match Made in Heaven

Guthook is loved due to the ability to see the map in more real time which allows you to know current conditions but what about when no signal exists on trail?

Thru Hiking 101: Taking The Big Leap Into a Lifetime Goal

Thru Hiking 101: Taking The Big Leap Into a Lifetime Goal

In this thru hiking 101 guide we discuss pushing ones self to the max and why this has led many to thru hiking due to pushing long distances.

13 Amazing Thru-Hikes that Aren’t the Triple Crown

13 Amazing Thru-Hikes that Aren’t the Triple Crown

An awesome way to test your physical and mental resolve, regardless of the length as each trail has its own special trials and tribulations!