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Big Agnes Tiger Wall Two-Person Tent Review [Video]

Big Agnes Tiger Wall Two-Person Tent Review [Video]

Here's our rundown of the Big Agnes Tiger Wall 2. This tent was new last year, joining the ranks of Big Agnes thru-hiker faves like the Fly Creek 2 and...

Dec 12, 2018 : Maggie Slepian
The Best Deals for Backpackers at REI’s Holiday Clearance

The Best Deals for Backpackers at REI’s Holiday Clearance

The following is a Sponsored Post courtesy of REI. For the full slate of holiday clearance deals, REI Co-op NPS Passage Trekking Poles Originally $74.95, now $36.93 MSR Hubba NX Solo...

Dec 12, 2018 : Sponsored Post
183 Glorious 2018 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hiker Summit Photos

183 Glorious 2018 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hiker Summit Photos

Each year, we invite Appalachian Trail thru-hikers to send us their finish photos, whether they’re lifting their pack over their head atop Katahdin, touching the sign at Springer, or giving...

Dec 12, 2018 : Alexandria Cremer
129 Glorious 2018 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hiker Completion Photos

129 Glorious 2018 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hiker Completion Photos

Here at The Trek, we would like to extend our heartiest congratulations on your incredible journey. Whether you started in the desert, at the Canadian border, or somewhere in the...

Dec 11, 2018 : Alexandria Cremer
Thru-Hiking the Italian Alps from West to East in Three Months

Thru-Hiking the Italian Alps from West to East in Three Months

A crazy dream lived in us. One of those things that you put on your bucket list of things to do before you're 30, before you have children, before you...

Dec 11, 2018 : Deux Pas Vers L Autre
Sustainable Gear Holiday Gift Guide

Sustainable Gear Holiday Gift Guide

The holidays are a joyous time of year for so many reasons. We are surrounded by family and friends, there is plenty of food to go around, and pie. But...

Dec 10, 2018 : Alexandria Cremer
Hiking Across America Means Hiking Through a Divided Nation

Hiking Across America Means Hiking Through a Divided Nation

Last summer I embarked on a hike that led me over the hallowed grounds of the Civil War. Stone tablets marking significant sites along my route had themselves become historical...

Dec 10, 2018 : Maximilian Armstrong
2019 National Park Week Free Days Announced

2019 National Park Week Free Days Announced

Each year, the Department of the Interior waives the national park entry fees on a selection of designated days. Here are the 2019 dates for fee-free entrance to every national park...

Dec 9, 2018 : The Editors
Tips for Lightening Your Pack Featuring The Real Hiking Viking

Tips for Lightening Your Pack Featuring The Real Hiking Viking

Looking for ideas on how to reduce your pack weight? We grabbed the Real Hiking Viking to get his advice and tips for lightening your pack weight, specifically for three-season...

Dec 7, 2018 : The Editors
I’ve Decided I Want to Thru-Hike. Where Do I Begin?

I’ve Decided I Want to Thru-Hike. Where Do I Begin?

You’ve done the research, you’ve weighed the pros and cons, you’ve talked with friends/family, and finally you’ve made the decision. You’re going to do a thru-hike. Now what? With infinite...

Dec 7, 2018 : Jenna Oppenheimer