A look at two similar “vacation” thru-hike length routes in terms of logistics, planning, red-tape, and ease of access.
Some highlights, planning information, photos, and logistic info for The Colorado Trail’s 165 mile Collegiate Loop.
The plan for the Colorado Trail Collegiate Loop in September 2017.
Why the Tahoe Rim Trail was my second most important lettered route hike. Why? This hike started the change in how I view time spent in the outdoors.
Why Vermont’s Long Trail hikes were important for me.
My experience backpacking on the Uinta Highline trail in Utah. With trip planning and logistic info.
A scan of a historic Continental Divide Trail Register from May 1990 to May 2013.
One early fall day, d-low and I decided to again backpack the “Ring The Peak” trail. At just under 60 miles, it is a work in progress. A CDT hike
The Appalachian Trail confernece now has their hiker photos from Harpers Ferry online! Below is a photo of my from May 16th, 1998.
An article I wrote for Backpacking Light. A photo essay and a briefy synopsis of the lightweight backpacking gear I used from the trail. Check it out!