Ultralight Hiking Blog

In Memoriam, Nita Larronde

In Memoriam, Nita Larronde

This past week the Continental Divide Trail Community lost its original Trail Angel when Nita Larronde passed away.  Nita was a legend on the CDT, she had been hosting hikers for as long as anyone ...

Hiking National Scenic Vs. Hiking Routes by Jada Lippincott

Hiking National Scenic Vs. Hiking Routes by Jada Lippincott

A few weeks ago I completed my thru-hike of the Grand Enchantment Trail (GET), an ~800 mile route expanding from Albuquerque, NM to Phoenix, AZ. First off, The GET is the most beautiful mile-by-mil...

West Coast Trail - A Father and Son Trip - by James Lamers

West Coast Trail - A Father and Son Trip - by James Lamers

Ambassador James Lamers and his father spent seven days hiking the West Coast Trail on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. He shares his video trip report with us.

CDT Trip Report: A Love Story, Wildlife, Thunderstorms, & Smoke by Mandy "Veggie" Redpath

CDT Trip Report: A Love Story, Wildlife, Thunderstorms, & Smoke by Mandy "Veggie" Redpath

The Continental Divide Trail (CDT) is a continuous footpath from the Mexican Border to the Canadian Border through the Rocky Mountains.  Following the backbone of the United States, the CDT runs ri...

What I Learned Hiking the PCT - By Dave Stamboulis

What I Learned Hiking the PCT - By Dave Stamboulis

Hiking the entire Pacific Crest Trail in one go is the journey of a lifetime, and regardless of how prepared and planned you arrive for it at the start, the trail will both alter and defy your expe...

Adaptability on the John Muir Trail - By Tara “Candy Mama” Dower

Adaptability on the John Muir Trail - By Tara “Candy Mama” Dower

Late August of 2021 the Forest Service closed all California National Forests to visitors. The Dixie Fire was raging in Northern California and they wanted to prevent any further fires and protect ...