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What is a Shakedown Hike? (Gauging Gear & Prep)

For anyone looking to accomplish a thru-hike planning and prepping your gear and choosing which to keep with you and what can be left is vital to having an optimized backpack and is something everyone should focus on in the months leading to a thru-hike. Shakedown hikes represent the best opportunity to find the gear …

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Training for Thru Hiking: Start Six Month Prior to Dominate

Are you thinking about thru hiking? It’s a tough job, but somebody has to do it! If you’re looking for some guidance on how to train for thru hiking, then this article is the place to start. After reading this post, you’ll have six months worth of plans that will help prepare your body and …

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