We are the word nerds of The Trek who want nothing more than to infuse some hiking and backpacking joy into your day.
We polled thru-hikers, our gear review team, and our writer crew to find out what they'd most want to find neatly wrapped and ready to throw into the
Once upon a time, Cyber Monday was the holy grail of discounts. Somewhere along the way, for many merchants, Cyber Monday evolved into Cyber Week.
Before you #OptOutside on Black Friday, peep the below deals to see if you can't score a steep discount on your gear upgrades for the 2020
The gear, permits, finances—not to mention the thru-hike itself—are enough to think about when you decide to attempt a long-distance trek. In fact,
Have you attempted an Appalachian Trail thru-hike in 2019? If so, we want to hear from you! Each year, The Trek gathers information from the
Fall is here, which means hiking season is fading into eating season. For those of us who will be dreaming of warmer trails and longer miles, it can
Kari Traa is a European sportswear brand growing in popularity across the US. As of the past few seasons, a wide selection of the brand's items can
Hiking boots or trail runners? Years ago there wasn't a choice. Leather hiking boots ruled the trail. But trail runners are now king of the
Due to increased snowpack and avalanche danger this year, the Continental Divide Trail Coalition (CDTC) is encouraging all CDT hikers (thru-hikers
We're a few solid months into thru-hiker season on the Appalachian Trail, and it seemed as good a time as any to check in with our bloggers. We asked