The single biggest mistake made while preparing for a thru-hike

Photo by: Carly Moree

Hikers dedicate months, if not years, to readying themselves for their shot at thru-hiking the Pacific Crest Trail. They dump thousands of dollars into state-of-the-art ultralight gear. They cook, dehydrate, pack and ship dozens of boxes full of food. They adopt strenuous workout regimens to ready their bodies for the ... Read more

Photo by: Nathaniel Middleton