Basics, Planning
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Hiking for Mental Health: 5 Incredible Anxiety Benefits

If you suffer from anxiety or depression, it’s time to consider hiking for mental health benefits. Sure, ...

Appalachian Trail, Planning
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Time Off: How to Request Time to Hike the Appalachian Trail

For most aspiring thru-hikers, their biggest roadblock is managing their current employment. They want to know whether ...

Basics, Planning
Thru-hiking on the Continental Divide Trail (CDT) path is on a road heading ahead with the signage to the right

Thru-Hiking 101: How To Plan Your Personal Adventure

This is our entirely free online backpacking resource aimed at helping you in preparing yourself for starting ...

Basics, Planning
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Thru-Hiking Costs: Breaking Down The Expenses

There are indeed many costs associated with thru-hiking. Depending on the length of your hike, you may ...