Thru-Hiking

November 13, 2019
What Is Thru-Hiking vs Backpacking? (Which One Is For You?)

There is not anything more relaxing or better for a person’s mental and physical health than walking trails and enjoying nature.

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October 25, 2019
What Are the Backpacking Big Three and What Makes Them Special?

What Are the Backpacking Big Three is a question asked by new backpackers when they read forums and posts online, today we answer this question.

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October 18, 2019
Can You Thru-Hike With A Dog? (And Should You?)

Can you thru-hike with a dog? Why taking your best friend with you can be amazing but it also provides some serious limitations, pay heed and prepare wisely!

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September 22, 2019
How Big of a Backpack Do You Need for Backpacking?

When you are checking out backpacks, trying to find what size backpack you should use for your thru-hike you want to look into the following traits for your personal best fit. Each will depend on your available funds and the needs of your other gear and weight of the items contained within. The best backpack […]

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September 16, 2019
How Fast Do You Walk When Hiking?

One part of hiking, whether day, section or a thru-hike that people always have questions around is on speed. Everyone wants to know what the speed of a hiker is typically during a hike, for most this is something that changes during their hike.

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August 29, 2019
How Do People Take Time Off To Thru-Hike Long Distance Trails?

Taking time off to thru-hike is a very interesting topic to cover as there are many different possibilities that can occur, find the best fit for yourself.

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August 10, 2019
Caloric Intake Required To Maintain Strength On A Thru-Hike

Hiker hunger, have you heard the term? It is due in large part to caloric intake and nutrition issues which occur on a long-distance thru-hike.

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July 7, 2019
What Is The Pacific Crest Trail (PCT)? Experience the Sierras

The Pacific Crest Trail or PCT, is located on the west coast and runs from California to Washington border to border. From Desert to alpine this hike has it all.

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July 3, 2019
Thru-Hike Checklist - An Amazingly Detailed Beginners Guide To Success

When you make the decision to take a long distance hike you need to start a thru-hike checklist that you will use to detail out places and needs on the trek.

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