Preparation, I have often said, is rightly two-thirds of any venture.

Amelia Earhart
Before the hike comes the blessing, and on the way out, those blessings become reality.
I wrote this right after I had both hips replaced, caught covid and was unsure I'd hike again.
I'm trying something new on the CDT: making my own maps and not bringing a stove.
Backcountry Foodie provides recipes that are nutritious, light-weight, easy to make and cheap.
Summit Orthopedics gave me new hips plus financial support for my upcoming CDT hike.
You can become a supporter of Blissful Hiker as she podcasts from the Continental Divide Trail.
Designed for all the places you 'go,' the Kula Cloth is an essential piece of gear for female hikers.
Thermoregulating, breathable, odor resistant and durable, Ibex merino is also very comfortable.
Taking my bike across town to Orchestra Hall, then a ten-mile ride back after the concert.
How do you get in shape for a long thru-hike? By being intentional in making fitness a part of life.
The 26 poses are some of the most effective of all workouts, both energizing and therapeutic.