A thru-hike of the Benton Mackaye Trail is an excellent way to see the beauty of the southern Appalachians without the crowds of the Appalachian Trail. Here’s some quick and dirty information about this 300-mile long gem.
A sample hike from the Quick and Dirty Hiking Guides: 12 Classic Hikes in Colorado. This sample hike for downloading details the Devil’s Thumb Loop.
Introducing the first two eBooks in the “Quick and Dirty” Hiking Guides co-authored with Cam Honan of The Hiking Life.
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Here’s a quick reference to articles that will be useful for anyone starting out with camping, hiking or backpacking.
A guide for planning long hikes on The Colorado Trail. Town info, resupply, alt routes, and general info. Revised July 2018.
A quick overview of the Continental Divide Trail for planning purposes. Updated November 2016.
A quick and dirty guide to the Appalachian Trail. Hopefully, makes planning a long hike on the AT a bit less daunting and a little easier. Updated March 2017.
A Pacific Crest Trail planning guide. A way to get an overview of this wonderful trail without being bogged down with lots of info! Updated January Apr 2017.
My experience backpacking on the Uinta Highline trail in Utah. With trip planning and logistic info.