Going on a long hike is complicated under the best of circumstances—but kids and a partner open up a whole new world of challenges.
This college student knows his way around the fells and forests of Massachusetts.
A city crowdsourcing photography project inspired local dad to take his kids to every last one of Boston's 300-plus parks.
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When one of the winningest ultrarunners in the sport set out to break the AT's supported record, the path's elder statesmen gave him one piece of advice: respect the trail. Eight years later, he knows why.
California's monster blizzards were good news for skiers—but thru-hikers will need to be on their toes.
Reality check: Not everyone can quit their jobs to hike the Pacific Crest Trail or Appalachian Trail. But if you have a week or two of vacation, you can complete one of these long trails.
Find solitude on thru-hikes with A-list scenery and B-list crowds.
In a cabin in the Maine woods, two men cook up "the best trail magic" of the entire Appalachian Trail.
The hardest part of hiking from Mexico to Canada? Coming home.
Six months on the AT means a whole lot of time for singalongs under the stars. But as Case Conover discovered, taking along an instrument on America's most famous walk isn't easy.