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Is The PCT Crowded?

If you are like me and in the very early stages of planning a PCT thru-hike, then you may be wondering just how many people you will encounter out on the trail. Has the trail become so popular that you may or may not experience true wilderness? Let’s dig into […]

What Is A Rock Plate In Trail Running Shoes?

When you are shopping for trail running shoes, whether at a store or online, the first thing you look for is the color, style and price. After that, you would consider the tread and fit. These were the first things that I used to consider until I realized there is […]

Is Thru-Hiking Lonely?

Thru-hiking is an enamoring yet vigorous, long-distance journey that can take many months of your life to complete. One of your biggest decisions will be if you are going to attempt your hike alone or with a partner/group. The potential adventure lying ahead of you is endless yet there is […]

Are Trail Running Shoes Good For Snow?

If you are a trail runner like me then you know the struggle is real when it comes to winter time and hitting your mileage goals. Snow and ice shouldn’t keep you from reaching your running goals! Which leads us to the question… Are trail running shoes good for snow? […]

How Long Does A 100 Mile Run Take?

My first 100 mile run took me about 25 hours to complete. The second one took 34 hours to complete! Both were done completely on trails in the mountains of Oregon. The main difference between the two being just how mountainous the courses were. So, how long does a 100 […]

What is a Good Trail Running Pace?

A lot of trail runners transition from a road running background. If you are used to strict pacing for your road races and training then adjusting to the variability of trail running is going to take some work. It’s definitely a bit of a mental hurdle to start running trails […]

Are Military Boots Good For Backpacking?

Sturdy, durable, and tough looking – military boots are generally favored by people who are in the military. However, I have found a number of people using them for backpacking and trekking. So, are military boots good for backpacking? Military boots are comfortable and suitable for hiking and backpacking. Especially […]

Why Are Campervans Always White?

I’ve been obsessed with the idea of buying a campervan for almost a year now. I think it would be the ideal way for our family to spend the summer. Driving and camping comfortably anywhere we desire. No itinerary needed. Just the open road and endless outdoor adventures around every […]