Kathryn Miles

So You Want to Set an FKT?

There's a movement to create stricter verification guidelines, but since there's no governing FKT body, it's still up to athletes to honestly document and prove their claims.

Dan Binde Claims an FKT on the AT. Can He Prove It?

Just after 1:00 p.m. on July 19, Dan "Knotts" Binde summited Maine's Mount Kathadin, the northernmost terminus of the Appalachian Trail. Binde, who is 25, wore red compression shorts and a bright...

Portraits of Appalachian Trail Hikers

This year, the Appalachian Trail Conservancy estimates that 3,400 individuals will attempt a thru-hike, making it one of the busiest years in the trail’s history. We met up with a few of these...

Get Lost in Maine

Few things are more iconic than a late summer trip to Maine. Miles of dramatic coast, postcard-perfect lighthouses, and corner lobster stands are just some of the reasons the state has earned the...

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