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Moose, Snow, Mosquitoes, Oh My!

The I’ve been hiking trail that is all new to me the past few days. Even though the mosquitoes are bad I feel like I’m no longer hiking through anything, I’m hiking toward something. And now I’m free to inhabit that hike in new and different ways. Just a few days left of Colorado. With the Basin hike, I’m more than halfway through. It’s hard to imagine that there is an end to this hike and I’m getting closer to it. ...

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Farro Risotto with Burst Tomatoes and Parmesan

Farro Risotto with Burst Tomatoes and Parmesan

Classic Italian comfort food, meet breezy summer vacation. This is Tomato Farro Risotto, and it is bursting to be your garden-fresh, leftover-friendly, let’s feel fancy without actually being fancy dinner/side dish/lunch/if I eat this for breakfast, please do not judge. This recipe is sponsored by Bob’s Red Mill. A less-work, more-wholesome twist on regular risotto, […]

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Hiking a Mount Lafayette Loop on Less Crowded Trails

Mt Lafayette is the highest peak on Franconia Ridge and the most popular because day hikers and backpackers can stop at the Appalachian Mountain Club’s nearby Greenleaf Hut to refill their water bottles and buy lunch. It can also get very busy on summer weekends with AT Thru-hikers and tourists, but there are routes that …

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Trail Correspondents Episode #13 | The Thru-Hiker Diet: Favorite Foods, Hiker Hunger, and Nutrition Strategies (Group 2)

We hope you’ve got enough appetite to stomach even more trail food chat, because today’s edition is an all you can eat buffet of hiker fare. Our remaining PCT and CDT hikers weigh in on what their favorite trail foods are, how their cravings have changed over the course of their hikes, if they’ve been stricken with the notorious hiker hunger, how their food systems have evolved, and more.
For anyone who’s curious about how long distance backpackers manage their diets, ...

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Julie (Garden State)’s Appalachian Trail Vlog #29: 100-Mile Wilderness to Katahdin

From the 100-Mile Wilderness to Katahdin on the Appalachian Trail. We were #19 and #20 to make it to Katahdin!!
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Check out my gear list here.
You can keep up with my playlist on YouTube.
You can also watch our 2019 AT thru-hike from Baskets’s perspective.
Want to get in on the fun? You can apply to join The Trek’s team of vloggers here. ...

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Julie (Garden State)’s Appalachian Trail Vlog #28: Rangeley to Shaw’s

I make my way from Rangeley to Shaw’s on the Appalachian Trail.
Stay in touch on Instagram
Stay in touch on Facebook
Check out my gear list here.
You can keep up with my playlist on YouTube.
You can also watch our 2019 AT thru-hike from Baskets’s perspective.
Want to get in on the fun? You can apply to join The Trek’s team of vloggers here. ...

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Mighty Blue Goes Number Two on Stories From the Trail

Steve Adams, trail name Mighty Blue, is on the Appalachian Trail, again. Best known for his hiking memoirs Creaking Geezer, Hidden Flagon and Three Weddings and a Sabbatical, he also produces the popular hiking podcast The Ultimate Midlife Crisis.
Steve is currently producing his show from the trail and he took time from his busy schedule to call us from a listener’s house in Pennsylvania.
In this incredibly busy hour, we talk about:

What it’s like hiking the AT a second time
Seeing the same views from different perspectives
Max Patch
Why you shouldn’t let Facebook color your view of the hiking community
Beer and wine
What makes an integral hike? ...

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