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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.

Should You Take a Hammock or Tent on Your Thru Hike?

Should You Take a Hammock or Tent on Your Thru Hike?

A thru-hike is a great way to test yourself, and see how far you can go. But when it comes to deciding what gear to take with you, the options are endless.

Training for Thru Hiking: Start Six Month Prior to Dominate

Training for Thru Hiking: Start Six Month Prior to Dominate

To be successful on the trail means more than just being prepared with your gear, you must be mentally and physically prepared for thru hike success!

A Hiker’s Guide to Thru-Hiking: Breakdown of What it Costs

A Hiker’s Guide to Thru-Hiking: Breakdown of What it Costs

The average thru hike cost is not cheap by any stretch, a hiker has many costs and fees they'll pay over the 6 months on a long distance hike.