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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!

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.

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.

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.

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!

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!

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.

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!

Cleaning Your Clothing on the Appalachian Trail

Cleaning Your Clothing on the Appalachian Trail

When you choose to start washing clothes on the Appalachian Trail you need to approach it in a way that can keep you cleaner and maintain the environment.

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.

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!

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!