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Gear Guidance from Michèle Hoffmann, AT 2018

Gear Guidance from Michèle Hoffmann, AT 2018

This is how it works for the whole trip: you meet people, you keep walking together for some hours, days, or weeks. Sometimes you meet them again, sometimes not. Sometimes you think somebody has left the trail and then you meet him eight weeks later again.

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Gail Muller: Prepping for the AT in 2019

Gail Muller: Prepping for the AT in 2019

Is this your first time doing a long-distance thru-hike? Yep—my first time! I'll be doing some longer hikes in the UK at home in Cornwall—namely around the Cornish coastal path for a week or two, but more than that won't be possible before I begin the AT.

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Gear Guidance from Grace Dawson, PCT 2018

Gear Guidance from Grace Dawson, PCT 2018

A Pacific Crest Trail thru-hike was Grace's first multi-day trek. Remarkably, Grace had only camped twice before she set out on the PCT. She started out with her friend, Mother Hen, but ended up hiking a few weeks solo when her friend had to get off the trail.

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Maleen Scholl: Prepping for the PCT in 2019

Maleen Scholl: Prepping for the PCT in 2019

This is the first interview in a series about preparing for and reflecting on the three long-distance trails that comprise the Triple Crown: the Pacific Crest Trail, the Appalachian Trail, and the Continental Divide Trail. Maleen Scholl is hiking the Pacific Crest Trail this year.

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