Although it rarely receives it, your backpacking food weight deserves at least as much consideration as the weight of your gear.
These epic trails can be completed in a big day, or over the course of a long weekend for a slower, more relaxing pace.
See some of the milestone views along this wild and rugged 2,500-mile pathway.
Learn what makes these shelters engineered for long-distance living.
Where is the snow on the PCT and CDT? And how do you conquer it?
From navigation to drinking water and camping spots, what you need to know from our on-trail experts.
Plus 5 tips for thru-hiking the Pacific Northwest Trail yourself.
Your body goes through a transformation under all that stress. Learn what that means for your diet.
Where to shop, what to eat, and how to send resupply boxes ahead on New Zealand’s long-distance trail.