With Covid cases hitting all-time highs, the nonprofit is still urging thru-hikers to stay home.
The Pacific Crest Trail Association and Forest Service announced this week that they will issue permits for the 2021 season, but are still asking hikers to delay their trips if possible.
Weather, an ankle injury, and hordes of ticks weren’t enough to stop pro ultrarunner from finishing his 1,147-mile feat.
A trio of incidents on the PCT last month demonstrate how coronavirus is magnifying the dangers of one of America’s most popular trails.
The search for Sreenivas “Sree” Mokkapati took a tragic turn last week when a SAR volunteer died after becoming separated from his partner.
Grandma Joy is an inspiration to anyone who's ever dreamed about hitting the road.
Will “Akuna” Robinson is an Iraq veteran, a thru-hiker, and now, one of the few African-American backpackers to complete the country’s three most famous long trails.
In just over three months, hiker Jeff Garmire took down FKTs on the Pinhoti Trail, the Arizona Trail, and the Long Trail.
Before deputies arrested him for the slaying of a veteran, James “Sovereign” Jordan was well-known to law enforcement and hikers along the Appalachian Trail for his erratic and threatening behavior.
Suspect arrested as section of Appalachian Trail closed through Sunday morning.
Faced with rising visitation and shrinking resources, the National Park Service is weighing the idea of requiring reservations at its most popular spots.
Time would beat record by 8 hours, but malfunctioning SPOT impeding confirmation.
By putting real names to trail names, The Hiker Yearbook is helping AT hikers keep in touch.