Thru hiking

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Whether you’re planning for your first thru-hike or any thru-hike after, there are a few pieces of thru-hiking gear that you need to buy months in advance. It can be frustrating to plan farther ahead, but if you do, you’ll be happy when you start your thru-hike. After 17 thru-hikes, I’ve run the gambit of planning from nothing but getting off the couch to massive spreadsheets. I compiled this list for you, so you don’t get screwed before your hike. Read on to yourself a lot of frustration. Camping, Ultralight Backpacking, Camping And Hiking, Sofas, Backpacking Gear, Backpacking, Backpacking Travel, Thru Hiking, Hiking Fashion

Whether you’re planning for your first thru-hike or any thru-hike after, there are a few pieces of thru-hiking gear that you need to buy months in advance. It can be frustrating to plan farther ahead, but if you do, you’ll be happy when you start your thru-hike. After 17 thru-hikes, I’ve run the gambit of planning from nothing but getting off the couch to massive spreadsheets. I compiled this list for you, so you don’t get screwed before your hike. Read on to yourself a lot of frustration.

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Heather Massie
After 9,000 Miles of Thru-Hiking, These Are the 10 Items I Never Leave Home Without - The Trek Camping Gear, Camping, Wanderlust, Camping And Hiking, Backpacking, Hiking Training, Backpacking Travel, Hiking Tours, Hiking Backpack

ou won’t find any of The Big Three items on this list. Instead, these are the things that no one really tells you about, but that can 100% make or break a thru-hike in my humble opinion. I could have saved myself miles of pain and uncomfortableness had I known these little hacks from Day 1 on my first thru-hike. 10 Little Items I Keep in My Pack for Every Thru-Hike 1. Leukotape It’s like a mix between duct tape and KT tape. ...

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Jeff Martindale
Buying hiking gear can be a daunting task. There are so many new items coming out everyday, with some of them being totally unnecessary and others changing your hiking game forever. In this blog I give you the 6 pieces of unique hiking gear that I believe will make your hiking career more fun, comfortable, and safe for years to come! Camping And Hiking, Camping, Camino De Santiago, Fitness, Backpacking Gear, Norte, Hiking Supplies, Outdoor Adventure Gear, Hiking Equipment

Buying hiking gear can be a daunting task. There are so many new items coming out everyday, with some of them being totally unnecessary and others changing your hiking game forever. In this blog I give you the 6 pieces of unique hiking gear that I believe will make your hiking career more fun, comfortable, and safe for years to come!

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Hannah | Hiking, Camping, and Adventure Travel Photography
10 Not So Fun Things About Hiking the PCT - The Trek Camping And Hiking, Backpacking, Camping, Outdoor Hiking, Hiking Backpack, Thru Hiking, Trek, Hiking Food, Outdoorsy

The Pacific Crest Trail is majestically beautiful. It roams through some of the most beautiful landscapes in the country. I get to live in this scenery everyday. It’s a dream. Right? Well not always. There is a lot more that goes into thru hiking than it may seem. Social media (my blog included) does a really good job at showing the positive, idealistic parts of thru hiking. Let me just tell you, it’s hard work. Just like you don’t always want to get out of bed and drive to work in the…

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Tracy Collier
Thru hiking versus backpacking: both involve multi-day hiking and nights under the stars, but how do they compare in terms of logistics and culture? Thru hiking is a long-distance subset of backpacking and this fun overview explains what makes through hiking a unique activity in its own right. Maybe it'll inspire you to try your own thru hike! Rv, The Great Outdoors, Camping And Hiking, Backpacking, Summer, Backpacking Travel, Hiking Spots, Thru Hiking, Hiking Europe

Thru hiking versus backpacking: both involve multi-day hiking and nights under the stars, but how do they compare in terms of logistics and culture? Thru hiking is a long-distance subset of backpacking and this fun overview explains what makes through hiking a unique activity in its own right. Maybe it'll inspire you to try your own thru hike!

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Christi Elley