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Lauren Hudgins
Selecting Pads and Packs with the Hiking Sailor

Selecting Pads and Packs with the Hiking Sailor

Still deciding on your sleeping pad and pack? Here are some tips from Adrian Redgwell, the Hiking Sailor, who already made it through over 700 miles of the Appalachian Trail last year and is going to complete the trail going SOBO this year.

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Lauren Hudgins
Kate Yugo: Triple Crown with the CDT in 2019

Kate Yugo: Triple Crown with the CDT in 2019

What are the details on your resupply strategy? I try to send as few resupply boxes as possible. I think part of the fun/challenge is creating a resupply from limited resources. You can end up with some really interesting meals that way!

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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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