Superior Wilderness Designs Long Haul 40 Pack Review

Superior Wilderness Designs Long Haul 40 Pack Review

The Superior Wilderness Designs Long Haul 40 pack is a customizable, mid-size, ultralight backpack that acts as the perfect companion for backcountry trips both long and short. If you’re looking...

Sep 18, 2020 : Elise Ott
Sierra Designs High Side 2 Tent Review

Sierra Designs High Side 2 Tent Review

The Sierra Designs High Side 2 Tent is a lightweight two-person tent. It’s best-suited for three-season use and has dual doors and vestibules for easy accessibility. This tent is light...

Sep 18, 2020 : Tucker Ballister
BioLite HeadLamp 750 Review

BioLite HeadLamp 750 Review

BioLite has in recent years produced some excellent lightweight, USB-rechargeable headlamps. The 1.7-ounce BioLite HeadLamp 200 is my absolute go-to. The company’s latest model, the BioLite HeadLamp

Sep 17, 2020 : Clay Bonnyman Evans
Gear List, Shakedown Hike, and Other Prep for the Long Trail

Gear List, Shakedown Hike, and Other Prep for the Long Trail

My gear choices for a solo NOBO on the Long Trail, what I learned on an overnight AT shakedown hike, and COVID-19 requirements for New York City folk entering Vermont.

Sep 17, 2020 : Jamie Nash
Hiking Hookups: Is the Trail a Perfect Place to Find Love?

Hiking Hookups: Is the Trail a Perfect Place to Find Love?

Having experienced one success and a failed romance on trail, I spoke to former thru-hikers to discover if the trail is the perfect place to find the one and what...

Sep 17, 2020 : Rozanne Pilbeam
An Adventure Waiting Right out my Front Door….in OHIO?

An Adventure Waiting Right out my Front Door….in OHIO?

So I've already been doing all the recommended procedures for protecting my physical health during the Covid-19 crisis:  mask, social distancing, covering coughs and sneezes, washing hands, using

Sep 16, 2020 : Ruth Morley
Tracksmith Men’s Harrier Tee Review

Tracksmith Men’s Harrier Tee Review

The Tracksmith Men's Harrier Tee is a great solution for trail running, hiking, backpacking, or indoor training sessions to prepare your body for the PCT (or any other long-distance trail...

Sep 16, 2020 : Tucker Ballister
I Need Some Space: Hiking with Partners, Solo, and with Trail Families

I Need Some Space: Hiking with Partners, Solo, and with Trail Families

Whether you're an introvert, extrovert, or something in between, thru-hiking can change the way you think about social interaction. Some days you have to hike alone, and some days, a...

Sep 15, 2020 : Saoirse Ibarguen
What Ever Happened to Chocoholic?  I’m Still Here, but Now I Need a New Name

What Ever Happened to Chocoholic? I’m Still Here, but Now I Need a New Name

FIRST INSTALLMENT, March, 2020: Where we left off in September, 2019:  I was injured by the time I got to southern Maine , so I stopped hiking, rented an SUV...

Sep 14, 2020 : Ruth Morley
Backpacker Radio 81 | Tommy Corey aka “Twerk” of Hiker Trash Vogue

Backpacker Radio 81 | Tommy Corey aka “Twerk” of Hiker Trash Vogue

In today's episode of Backpacker Radio presented by The Trek, we are joined by Tommy Corey, aka Twerk, sometimes known as Twerkinthedirt, sometimes known as the guy behind Hiker Trash...

Sep 14, 2020 : Elise Ott