HIKING A ROUTE VS. HIKING A TRAIL: PART 1

I wrote an article for MSR’s blog the Summit Register. I’ve been wanting to write this for at least 2 years, as a lot of what I do is help people figure out how to hike a route like the Oregon Desert Trail.

This one was fun as I was able to poll some other route creators (and incredible hikers, and pretty awesome people): Liz “Snorkle” ThomasCam “Swami” HonanJustin “Trauma” LichterSage Clegg, and Paul “Mags” Magnanti.

Give it a read!

Routes vs. Trails Part 1

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4 thoughts on “HIKING A ROUTE VS. HIKING A TRAIL: PART 1

  1. You’ve offered some great advice about routes here. I’d just add that even a long dayhike can include both trails & routes and when it does, what you say about navigating & ethics routes certainly applies.

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  2. Pingback: Looking beyond the trail – She-ra Hikes

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