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7 Gadgets to Enhance Your Next Car Camping Trip

7 Gadgets to Enhance Your Next Car Camping Trip

Spring (and spring weather) are officially here, and the time is right to start the 2018 hiking and camping season. Whether you are a novice or a

May 17, 2018 : Guest Post
Why I am Not Ultralight

Why I am Not Ultralight

To go ultralight or not, is that the question? Today, the debate seems over: why carry more when you can carry less and increase the enjoyment of

Mar 11, 2018 : Guest Post
How to Think Like an Ecologist During Your Thru-Hike

How to Think Like an Ecologist During Your Thru-Hike

The following is a guest post courtesy of Aaron Sidder, Editor in Chief of Afield Trails. Afield Trails develops mobile apps for hikers to help them

Feb 28, 2018 : Guest Post
Appalachian Fail: What I Learned from My Failed Thru-Hike

Appalachian Fail: What I Learned from My Failed Thru-Hike

The following is a guest post courtesy of John Desilets. If you have a story to contribute, submit it The world is full of people with stories

Jan 11, 2018 : Guest Post
Mountain Crossings Hosts AT Prep Course

Mountain Crossings Hosts AT Prep Course

Avoiding a Meltdown in the First 30 Miles Hiking the Appalachian Trail is  a dream for many people. Those that can fulfill this dream will have an

Nov 16, 2017 : Guest Post
Ultralight for Under $1,000

Ultralight for Under $1,000

Thru-hiking a long distance trail is a powerful, eye opening, and hopefully positive experience. Having completed two thru-hikes, I can definitively

Nov 13, 2017 : Guest Post
Trans Adirondack Route: A 240-Mile Walk on New York’s Wild Side

Trans Adirondack Route: A 240-Mile Walk on New York’s Wild Side

The following is a guest post courtesy of Erik Schlimmer, a Founding Member of Friends of the Trans Adirondack Route. Have a story to share? Submit

Oct 2, 2017 : Guest Post
He’s Fine and so am I: Perspective of the Spouse Left At Home

He’s Fine and so am I: Perspective of the Spouse Left At Home

The following is a guest post courtesy of Jessie Wild. Have a story to share? Submit it Having said that, I always suspected that one day a big

Jul 17, 2017 : Guest Post
2017 Sierra High-Water Crossing Advice From Someone Who’s Hiked Through

2017 Sierra High-Water Crossing Advice From Someone Who’s Hiked Through

The following is a guest post which originally appeared on the 1. Don't be limited by food How long is Mammoth to Sonora? 110-ish miles, right?

Jun 21, 2017 : Guest Post
The Trail Karma Initiative: Give More, Get More

The Trail Karma Initiative: Give More, Get More

The following post is courtesy of the here.  The principle of karma says that life revolves around a system of cause and effect. If one

Mar 29, 2017 : Guest Post