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30 Essential Tips for New Thru Hikers (after 17,000mi)

Here’s 30 of my best pieces of advice for new and first time thru hikers, regardless of whether you’re hiking the Appalachian Trail, Pacific Crest Trail, or anything else! These will help you to be …

How to Thru Hike the 310mi Superior Hiking Trail

The Superior Hiking Trail A 310 mile long distance hike in Minnesota following the North Shore of Lake Superior. Traveling from the Canadian border south across the state, terminating near Duluth at the border of …

8 Best Gear Picks for the Great Divide Trail

The Great Divide Trail is a 1,200km (or 750mi) hike which traverses the Canadian Rockies through the most spectacular mountains and scenery this part of the world has to offer. It is an extremely fun …

How to Thru Hike the 1,200km Great Divide Trail

The Great Divide Trail A roughly 1,200km (750mi) route starting from the US border at Waterton Lakes National Park and stretching all the way north through the rugged and remote Canadian Rockies eventually terminating at …

My 6lb Pacific Crest Trail Gear List – Reviewed

The Pacific Crest Trail In 2022 I thru hiked the 2,653 mile (4,269km) Pacific Crest Trail. In this article I review all the gear that I used but have also tried to offer many great …

Grand Enchantment Trail Thru Hike Recap – 2023

The Grand Enchantment Trail A trail that is definitely not a trail, and certainly the most mentally difficult hike which I have ever done. The remote seldom seen canyons, unpopulated ghost towns, and long expansive …

Pacific Crest Trail Thru Hike Recap – 2022

The Pacific Crest Trail The Pacific Crest Trail is one of the longest hiking trails in the US at 2,653 miles, and by many considered to be one of the most premier. It has two …

10 Tips For An Ultralight Backpack

Today were going to talk about how to get a lighter backpacking kit! Obviously not everyone wants a lighter backpack, so why would you? a lighter backpack is easier to carry while hiking since whatever …