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Thru Hiking The Foothills Trail – FAILED BACKPACKING

Earlier this year, Moriah and I set out to complete a “short” (backpacking) thru hike to see if we would enjoy thru hiking a long trail like the appalachian trail. We completed 60 miles in 4 days of the foothills trail before calling it due to injuries. We pushed ourselves way too hard and did not take the time to enjoy the beauty of the trail. We went back early fall to finish the last 20 miles […]

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Is hiking the Appalachian Trail DANGEROUS? Safety factors you should consider before hiking it

Is it dangerous to thru-hike the Appalachian Trail? Let’s talk about the threats to safety out on the trail, including murder, wildlife, injury, illness, and weather, and how to keep yourself safe while thru-hiking. Gear mentioned in this video: Permethrin (to prevent ticks): Garmin inReach mini (GPS device): Check out more videos about the Appalachian Trail: Support my channel (Buy Me A Coffee): Follow my adventures: Subscribe to my channel: Follow me on Instagram: Instagram.com/audipayne Follow me […]

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