While planning any long distance hike or backpacking trip takes a good chunk of time to research, plan and prepare for, it can be hard to even know where to begin! Here are 5 things you can take on action today to help get you a little closer to actually starting your thru hike or long ass section hike. [Read more…] about 5 Ways to Kickstart Your First Long Distance Hike
Hiking The Appalachian Trail
What does it mean to Hike Your Own Hike?
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4 Items I wish I had started with on my long distance hike
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What does it mean to carry your fears?
As a hiker, you might hear people talk about carrying your fears – what’s this? [Read more…] about 6 Things I thought I needed on the trail, but didn’t!
So, just how safe (or dangerous) is it to try to hike the Appalachian Trail alone?
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You might be thinking that living in the woods for 5 months will be the cheapest 5 months of your life! Well, depending on your rent, it might be! But realistically, living in the woods can be surprisingly expensive once you add up your cost of food, stays in town, and transportation to and from the trail. How much does it cost to hike the Appalachian Trail? [Read more…] about How to save money on your thru hike