My name is Megan, but I'm known on trail as Sourstraws. My husband and I completed a NOBO thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail in 2016 and a flip-flop thru-hike of the Pacific Crest Trail in 2017. Future plans include section hiking the Arizona Trail and thru-hiking the Continental Divide Trail. I'm also into making my own gear!
Before we took off on the PCT this year, we felt that our gear was pretty dialed. We learned a lot about ourselves and our preferences while on the
One of the most common questions I see from those planning a thru-hike is “how much does it cost?” Unfortunately, costs vary widely from person to
You might think from reading most of the information available on the internet that there are no couples thru-hiking, and that hiking with a partner
It’s not just about gear I used to think ultralight backpackers I met or heard of were totally crazy. These individuals were a special breed of