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The Triple Crown of Hiking: The Ultimate Thru-Hiking Challenge

On the Cottonwood Pass road, Gunnison National Forest

Introduction The Triple Crown of Hiking encompasses three of the most iconic long-distance trails in the United States: the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT), the Appalachian Trail (AT), and the Continental Divide Trail (CDT). A thru-hike of all three trails, totaling over 7,800 miles (12,553 km), constitutes achieving the Triple Crown. Completion within a single calendar… Continue reading The Triple Crown of Hiking: The Ultimate Thru-Hiking Challenge

Following the Footsteps on the Bigfoot Trail in Search of Sasquatch

St. Helens

Introduction Welcome to the Bigfoot Trail, a long-distance hiking trail running through the untamed beauty of Northwest California and showcasing some of the most stunning natural landscapes in the country. Managed by the Bigfoot Trail Alliance, this path offers an unforgettable journey for nature lovers. As you follow in its footsteps, you will have the… Continue reading Following the Footsteps on the Bigfoot Trail in Search of Sasquatch

The Ultimate Guide to Exploring Georgia’s Pinhoti Trail

Pinhoti Trail

Introduction Embark on an extraordinary journey through the heart of the American South with the Alabama Hiking Trail Society, where the Pinhoti Trail unfolds as a captivating tapestry of natural wonders. This long-distance trek covers 335 miles (about 540 km), providing intrepid adventurers with an immersive experience through Alabama’s diverse landscapes. From the trail’s southern… Continue reading The Ultimate Guide to Exploring Georgia’s Pinhoti Trail

Foothills Trail: Experience Breathtaking Views of the Blue Ridge

Table Rock State Park

Introduction Foothills Trail, a national recreation trail, is a must-visit destination for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts. Located in the foothills of Table Rock State Park, this 77-mile-long (approximately 124 km-long) trail stretches from Oconee State Park in South Carolina to Pierce County Parks in Washington. The paved trail winds through stunning scenery and connects… Continue reading Foothills Trail: Experience Breathtaking Views of the Blue Ridge

Top Rated Long-Distance Hiking Trails Around the World

When people think of long-distance hiking trails, the AT (Appalachian Trail), PCT (Pacific Crest Trail) and CDT (Continental Divide Trail) often come to mind, at least for Americans. Although these trails are three of the most spectacular long-distance trails, these are not the only ones. On the other hand, not everyone plans on thru-hiking for… Continue reading Top Rated Long-Distance Hiking Trails Around the World

The Appalachian Trail: One of the World’s Most Famous Long-Distance Trails

Along the Appalachian Trail

Introduction Embark on an epic journey through the heart of America’s wilderness on the legendary Appalachian National Scenic Trail (AT). Stretching about 2,180 miles (3,510 km) through 14 states, this iconic trail is a testament to the indomitable spirit of hikers and the awe-inspiring beauty of the Appalachian Mountains. Managed by the Appalachian Trail Conservancy… Continue reading The Appalachian Trail: One of the World’s Most Famous Long-Distance Trails