Hiking the Appalachian Trail is a 2,100-plus mile adventure of epic proportions and those that finish will have accomplished something amazing. Speaking from my experience successfully thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail, a successful thru-hike will require mental, physical, and financial dedication to complete the trek. Wait, financial? That’s right. Hiking across 14 states for six months […]
10 Ways to Save Money for Adventure Travel
Making adventure possible requires planning ahead and saving money, which in theory is simple enough: spend less and more stays in the bank. Putting this into practice and actually reducing spending can prove a bit more difficult, but every dollar that you can save is a dollar that you can put towards your adventure. […]
10 Expensive Daily Habits Preventing Adventure Travel
If you’re looking to build up your traveling nut ahead of a long term adventure, then you’ll need focus energy on saving some coin at every turn. Big ticket expenses like rent, cars, and dining out are important to reduce to keep money in the bank, but there are many everyday items that can be […]
As we prepare…….. WE PREPARE MORE!!!!!
I have not yet begun my adventure. Yet I know what it takes. Is that arrogant of me? Some might say yes but i have found in my time that most people who are nay sayers and doubters tend to be those who have not fully thought ahead. Not just of what they might like […]
Thru-Hikers Sponsored by Adventure Possible 2015
Congratulations to the 2015 Sponsored Thru-Hikers! Adventure Possible is excited to announce the recipients of the first annual thru-hiker sponsorship: Johnny Monroe and Amanda Zorc. Beginning March 14, 2015, Johnny and Amanda begin their Northbound (NOBO) thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail. The duo will be creating a photographic documentary of the entire trail, and they […]
10 Energy Foods that help hiking the Appalachian Trail
Planning out your food for the AT is a complicated process. Replenishing the 3,000-6,000 calories you’ll burn each day requires an awful lot of food! To make things even harder, your food needs to be to be lightweight, nutrient dense, and resistant to spoiling. And you want it to taste really good, too! While backpacking […]
How do I get to Springer Mountain to start an Appalachian Trail hike?
There are so many important logistics to consider when planning a big thru-hike that it can be easy to forget some of the smaller ones – like just how you’re going to get there! If you’re planning a northbound thru-hike on the AT, you will be starting at Springer Mountain, Georgia. So how are you […]
Backpacking Gear Checklist for the 100 Mile Wilderness
Be well supplied or turn back! The 100 Mile Wilderness, part of the Appalachian Trail in Maine, has signs marking the entrance that give fair warning to backpackers. Backpackers know they’ll need to hike 100 miles with just what’s in their packs! Taking at least 10 days of food and keeping in mind seasonal adjustments, […]
Filtering and Purifying Water in the 100 Mile Wilderness
Water in the Wilderness? Depending on the climate and a backpacker’s physical conditions such as physical fitness, gender, and age, we are estimated to survive about 1 week without water. Unfortunately, that’s about 3 days or 30 miles from the next store that sells water when traversing the 100 Mile Wilderness! Don’t panic, there […]
How much food do you need hiking the 100 Mile Wilderness?
Your feet are sore. Your calves and quads are aching. The pain in your shoulders has you wondering which of your companions added half their pack’s load to yours! Hey, we’ve all been there…weary from the trail. Your 10 mile day on the 100 Mile Wilderness section of Maine’s Appalachian Trail is over…and you’re hungry […]
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