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Trails

We discuss all the trail options that exist for thru hikers from shorter 100 miler to the more well known long distance trails like the Appalachian Trail, Pacific Crest Trail, and Continental Divide Trail.

Appalachian Trail Pacific Crest Trail Continental Divide Trail
AT Thru Hiker Guide: Managing Device Power on Trail

AT Thru Hiker Guide: Managing Device Power on Trail

Charging devices while on the Appalachian Trail can be a challenge, but there are some tips and tricks you can use to make it easier.

Hiking the CDT: Does the Trail Require A Permit?

Hiking the CDT: Does the Trail Require A Permit?

The Continental Divide Trail is a long trail that crosses many state trust lands and national parks, it's vital to know the rules & permits before you start!

Puffy Jackets on the AT: Down Vs Synthetic For Warmth

Puffy Jackets on the AT: Down Vs Synthetic For Warmth

To Stay warm on the Appalachian Trail, there is 2 options: down or synthetic. Synthetic jackets tend towards affordability, but don't offer compression & more!

Hammocking the AT (Why Many Choose This Way)

Hammocking the AT (Why Many Choose This Way)

Hammock use on the Appalachian Trail is an amazing experience for many. The trail is nearly perfect for hammock use as there is consistent forest throughout.

Best Cell Service While on the Appalachian Trail

Best Cell Service While on the Appalachian Trail

Finding the right phone for your Appalachian Trail hike will take some trial and error, but you will come to find what works best for your particular needs

The Terrible Truth about Bugs on the Appalachian Trail

The Terrible Truth about Bugs on the Appalachian Trail

Bugs are a common annoyance on the Appalachian Trail and while annoying, these pests mostly dont carry diseases but can be an irritant!