Trekking in the U.S. (for International Hikers)

Trekking in the U.S. (for International Hikers)
The United States is home to some of the most rugged and remote long-distance hiking trails in the world. Traversing through a range of landscapes, these trails attracts hikers from all over the globe. The common three long-distance hiking trails, referred as the “triple crown” of trails include the Appalachian, Continental Divide, and Pacific Crest ...

5 Sites that make Finding Trails Easy 2

5 Sites that make Finding Trails Easy
Looking for a new place to hike, run, or cycle? Whether you have recently moved to a new area, are traveling, or are looking for something different, you can easily find sites and apps to direct you to nearby trails. We’ve narrowed the list to include the most comprehensive sites for finding new trails. Many of ...

Map Skills Primer

Map Skills Primer
Knowing how to read a topographic map is an essential skill for navigating the backcountry. Make sure you understand how to follow a topographic map before your hike — especially if you plan to be in a remote area. Here we’ll cover the basics and provide some online sources for finding topographic hiking maps. We will also feature some external ...