Adventurer, Triple-Crowner, Freelance Adventure Writer
I am so excited (and a little terrified) to share my Dirtbag Diaries short with you. It’s about thru-hiking, canoeing, and moving to Canada. But most of all, it’s about love. You can find it wherever you normally listen to podcasts. Please go listen!
Great Divide Trail: Chown to the Snow
Posted on: Sunday September 12, 2021 Hiking Great Divide Trail
Mist hangs low over the river in the morning. We cross the Chown what feels like a hundred times. Our feet freeze to painful stumps in the cold water. There’s just enough time between fords for them to warm to pins and needles before freezing again. Chown Glacier hangs in the end of the valley, feeding the rushing water. It calves for us, sending down a spray of snow and ice.
The Best Time of Year to Hike These 23 Popular Long Trails
Choosing when to start a trail can make or break your thru-hike. Luckily, we’ve done the research for you on the best time to start a hike on 23 popular long-distance trails around the world.
Keep Your Feet on the Gas: How to Resupply (And Eat) Like a Champ on a Thru Hike, part 3
Not surprisingly, food plays a dominant role in any adventure! Depending on where you’re going, it may not always be a straightforward process to make sure you can consume it. Food is one of the most challenging things to plan, especially if you’re particular about what you eat. What works for one person will not work for another. Luckily there’s a variety of different strategies that will make sure you don’t go hungry. In Part Three of Eloise’s Resupply Series, she explains how to make sure all the hard work you’ve done on the front end shows up where you need it to on trail.