Oh hey there! I'm Ibex, the lead writer and content editor of this site. Before I started working for The Trek, I thru-hiked the AT and explored many other incredible trails around North America. I mostly spend my spare time scheming new adventures and inadvertently setting my hair on fire while cooking.
It's that time of year again. If you're looking for the perfect budget-friendly gift for the thru-hiker in your life, never fear: we're here to help.
Today is National Take a Hike Day. What better way to celebrate than with a day hike in your local area? No matter where you live, chances are there
In an open letter to 2021 trail users, the Appalachian Trail Conservancy on Thursday urged long-distance hikers to take steps to prevent the spread
REI's Gear Up Get Out 2020 Sale is a perfect opportunity to gear up for another year of adventure. The sale runs from November 13th to November 23rd,
Croatian filmmaker and thru-hiker Nikola "Tesla" Horvat has released a stunning new documentary from the Colorado Trail entitled "Why (Do I Hike)."
The iconic AT hostel Top of Georgia, which closed its doors in May 2019, is reopening under new ownership with the name Around the Bend. Gordon and
Authorities and amateur sleuths are hoping cutting-edge DNA sequencing technology will soon provide a breakthrough in the mysterious case of Mostly
If you're a hiker, chances are you have at least one or two spooky hiking stories. Most of us have felt that feeling of bottomless (if irrational)
With beautiful foliage, crisp air, and a newfound lack of buzzing insects, autumn is an ideal time to go hiking. But there’s a catch: hunting
The second full moon of October, the Blue Moon, will fall on Halloween night this year. What better way to celebrate the convergence of a rare lunar