Monica and Vince Strawbridge and their four children hiked the PCT in 2018 and the CDT in 2020. Now the family has begun the AT.
Lots of people say they hike to change their lives. For some, that starts by changing their love lives.
Many hikers hope their treks will make them better at other sports. Instead, mine kept me from distance running for a year—a common side effect we don't discuss enough.
These eight titles will keep your wanderlust fired up for when it's safe to travel again
After devoting their spring to COVID-19 patients, two West Virginia brothers became the first identical twins to earn the triple crown of American hiking
Liz "Mercury" Anjos just completed a mid-pandemic thru-hike of the AT—with the help of a small, dialed support squad and a van named Pegasus
The two-hour corridor from Asheville, North Carolina, to Bluff City, Tennessee, packs eight adventures into 60 miles
Follow these steps to spend less time stressing over the details and more time on the trail
After months of trespassing and hiding from rangers, two hikers completed the Appalachian Trail in June. Their sagas raise questions about what it means to be outdoors in the United States right now.
During a week of historic decisions, the Supreme Court decided that an energy company can drill under the Appalachian Trail
No matter your skill level or the type of adventure you're seeking, New England's two dominant mountain ranges offer plenty of opportunities to explore. Here's your guide to getting the most out of them.
From ballads inspired by outdoor adventures to neighborhood sing-alongs, the Okee Dokee Brothers' new album makes staying home with kids more fun
For Warren Doyle, who has thru-hiked the trail nine times, it comes down to mental—as much as physical—preparedness
We've been married 13 years and backpacked more than 12,000 miles together. This is what we've learned.
I watched 40-plus hours of thru-hiking vlogs. These are the ones that are worth your time.
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.
Backpacking food company Mountain House has taken the unusual step of temporarily shutting down its website in order to deal with skyrocketing demand in the wake of pandemic fears
Lucy Parks found trail culture far from fully accepting but refused to let fear stop them from thru-hiking the AT
Doctors told Trey Cate he'd never walk again after Iraq. Now he's organizing the most ambitious thru-hike of the decade.
Most airlines have a policy for handling such matters. Here's how to avoid the same fate.
We took a peek inside their packs and had a nutritionist grade their choices
You can't technically finish the AT without a ride in Greg Caruso's canoe
There's an easy and quick getaway for fall leaf peeping, no matter where you are in the region
After becoming the first African American male to complete the triple crown of thru-hiking, Robinson is sharing his own experience to encourage more people to get outdoors
In May, Kirby Morrill was nearly murdered during a thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail. Four months later, she climbed Maine's highest peak, the route's terminus.
When Baltimore Jack died near Franklin, North Carolina, the news shook the Appalachian Trail community. Jack had left behind the real world to live on the AT, thru-hiking it seven times and helping countless others to reach their goals. To some, his choice to live off the grid was irresponsible. Others celebrated that he'd managed to break the shackles of convention. A look back on the life of an AT antihero.