Discover America's Long Trails in 2020

Essential Thru-Hiking Skills

Get ready for the longest hike of your life with advice from trail veterans, personal trainers, nutritionists, and more.

Katahdin

Find Your Perfect Long Trail Pace

Hike with efficiency, speed, and intention, and you’re sure to accomplish your thru-hiking goals. Here’s how to plan your pace and fight lollygagging tendencies to reach the terminus before winter does.