Outdoors

TUESDAY, SEPT. 18, 2012

La Sportiva Wildcats a hit with Pacific Crest Trail through hikers

BACKPACKING -- Ultra light, ultra functional and ultra durable -- those are the keys to gear that causes a buzz among through hikers on long-distance trails. One group of hikers most of the way through their month's long, 2,650-mile journey on the Pacific Crest Trail,...

THURSDAY, FEB. 16, 2012

Visualizing the long-distance backpacker

HIKING -- Hikers who tackle entire lengths of long-range trails such as the Pacific Crest Trail are called "thru hikers." Follow them on the Thru Hiking facebook page.

Rich Landers

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Rich Landers writes and photographs stories for a wide range of outdoors coverage, including a Sunday feature section and a Thursday column. He also writes the Outdoors Blog.


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