Tag: Thru-Hiking
Carol Mortier England
Hiking England Coast to Coast

First, let me give some history of the hike. It was devised by Alfred Wainwright and described in his 1973 book “A Coast to Coast...

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Ask A Pro Long Backpacking Web
Backpacking 101: 8 Tips for Beginners to Start Backpacking

You’ve day hiked most, if not all, the trails near your home and spots within a weekend car camp’s radius. Now, you want to go...

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Introducing Ask a Pro: Tips and Tricks for Life on the Trail

Ever since we started making shoes a decade ago, we’ve strived to facilitate life on the trail for our diverse and loyal community. That’s why...

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How to Navigate on a Thru-Hike

When it comes to completing a thru-hike, there are a lot of factors to consider. Some thru-hikers prioritize their gear, while others concentrate on the...

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I Completed the AT; Here's What I Learned

Ed. note: Bruce filed this story in late August and successfully completed the Appalachian Trail on September 10, 2018. Here is his story. All images:...

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Tending Our Trails: How You Can Help
By Guest Blogger

Cover: Shrine Pass on the Arapaho National Forest. Image: Kayla Davis

158,600. It’s a big number that represents one of America’s most beloved resources—the miles of...

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This is What I Learned Thru-Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail

A month before my April 23rd start date for thru-hiking the Pacific Crest Trail, I realized 2016 was also the Centennial of the National Park...

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How To Lace Your Boots
How To Lace Your Boots
By Guest Blogger

How to lace your boots. It seems so simple. It can be so complicated. Fortunately, our good friends at Backcountry Edge break it down. Much...

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How to Plan Your Thru-Hike

Though we are in the heart of wonderful winter, I keep thinking about the Pacific Crest Trail, sleeping under a deep blanket of snow up...

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The Final Miles: 100 Mile Wilderness en route to Katahdin, end of the AT

ED. note: In 2016 summer ambassador Aaron Ibey hiked the Appalachian Trail. His plans to write in his journal every day didn't quite work out...

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Trail Town, U.S.A.

Along the great Appalachian mountain range, in a handful of small towns spread out over 14 states, you may notice a small, white blaze stenciled...

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