Whether you have just picked hiking up as a hobby or have been frequenting the trails around you for years, thru-hiking can have huge impacts on your life.
I personally love quilts now that I have found out about them, I am such a mover and unable to sit still having that open feeling and being able to adjust!
I believe most hikers are undernourished which leads to the little incidents of injury over time, these things that take people out of the hike.
What you need to worry the most about is something people pay little attention to, your feet, they will make or break you on your long distance hike.
Taking the time to expand your comfort in the outdoors is a way to help build your love and allow you to be more at peace with yourself and nature.
Once you have made up your mind to hike the AT you need to start your planning and preparation to ensure you have covered all your bases effectively!
We believe highly in EE and recommend checking out the Revelation Quilt if you’re looking to prepare for a thru-hike or upgrade your existing bag!
Hiker hunger, have you heard the term? It is due in large part to caloric intake and nutrition issues which occur on a long-distance thru-hike.
By no means am I a scrambling expert I do wish that everyone knows the ins and outs to scramble safely. Embrace the challenge and you shouldn't be scared!
We will go into some more details about the different parts of the trails along with the states you pass through while attempting your AT through the hike.
Looking to maximize your gear purchases on a budget, well look no further as I have been doing this gear assembly on a family budget for the last few years!