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March 27, 2020
How Thru Hiking Changes You (Mental, Physical, Lifestyle)

Hiking can be an enlightening and often life-altering hobby. Many people worldwide chose to hike, not only for the physical benefits but for the mental and emotional benefits. How thru hiking changes you? Hiking is an aerobic activity that can improve cardiovascular health, build endurance and lean muscle mass. Taking time out in nature is […]

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March 2, 2020
What to Know Before Hiking the Appalachian Trail

Thousands of people set out each year to attempt a thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail. At more than 2,100 miles, the trail runs from central Maine to northern Georgia. The vast majority of backpackers who start a thru-hike never finish. The average hiker that does takes between 5 and 7 months to complete their journey. […]

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November 22, 2019
What Backpacking Teaches You (18 Cool Insights Into Life)

Backpacking teaches you a great many lessons about yourself and about others. What backpacking teaches you is to be adaptable and to be resourceful.

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August 2, 2019
Post Trail Depression And The Thru-Hiker Experience After Finish

Post Trail Depression or PTD is an issue for most thru-hikers where they experience deep sadness at completion of the long trek experience.

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