5 Backpacking Luxury Items That Can Save Your Sanity

5 Backpacking Luxury Items That Can Save Your Sanity

We all know about the Big 3 and everyone is aware of the necessary clothes to take on a thru-hike. But no one really talks about the small items that can make or break a person’s will. Sometimes identified as backpacking luxury items, those that rely on them know how...

Post Trail Life

Post Trail Life

Hello friends! Sunsets and I have been home for 2 1/2 weeks now, since summiting Mt. Katahdin. It’s still weird to say those words – WE SUMMITED MT. KATAHDIN! Here's a few initial thoughts we have on being back in "real life:" Sleeping in a real bed feels AMAZING, and...

Day 179 – Summit Day!

Day 179 – Summit Day!

You guys... we did it!! KatahDONE!! 2,189.8 miles 179 days, just shy of 6 months March 22 - September 16 Georgia to Maine Wow - what a beautiful, breathtaking, hard, courageous adventure. Thank you ALL for following and supporting us with your positive comments and...

Days 173-178

Day 173 (Sep. 10th) - 14.3 miles - start of 100 mile wilderness! Had amazing breakfast at Shaw's, and got to trail by 8:45. Hard, hard day with countless PUD's (pointless ups and downs), major roots, rocks and mud. Steep downhills. We hurt (knees and feet)! Camped at...

Days 170-172

Day 170 (Sep. 7th) - O miles / zero day. Much needed day off. Will head out tomorrow (rain in pm expected) and be to Monson by Saturday night (more rain on Sat). Will stay at Shaw's in Monson, resupply, and then hope to start the 100 Mile Wilderness. Day 171 (Sep....

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