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!
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.
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.
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.
Bugs are a common annoyance on the Appalachian Trail and while annoying, these pests mostly dont carry diseases but can be an irritant!
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!
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.
An awesome way to test your physical and mental resolve, regardless of the length as each trail has its own special trials and tribulations!
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.
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.
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!