Walking away from the adventure of a lifetime is hard, but it makes coming back to it especially rewarding. Here, five thru-hikers share their stories of failing and coming back for more.

Hostels are closing, volunteers are staying home, and trail organizations are advising hikers to cancel their plans

They don't vote. Why are the people most concerned about climate change some of the least likely to show up in November?

What you eat while on the trail can make or break your ability to make it to the finish