Sporadic section-hiker of the Appalachian Trail (1,500 miles done!). Outdoor photography enthusiast and amateur park historian. Still can't settle on a trail name. Follow me on Instagram @katignatova. Colorado Trail '16
Dear black snake: I apologize for the many colorful and totally inappropriate words I said when I first saw you.
A few weeks ago I was at my local REI looking for a new water bottle. Instead of purchasing a Nalgene like I was planning to, I walked away with
Have you ever wanted to backpack through Europe and actually, you know, go backpacking?
I hiked the Colorado Trail from August 2 to September 7, 2016. Here are some highlight photos from that trip.
Last year, I wrote an article about seven incredibly influential women who hiked the Appalachian Trail. The list was hardly all-inclusive.
Ten things you can do to help keep the Appalachian Trail experience a positive experience.
During the 1920s, the National Park Service was on a campaign to create parks near the population hubs on the east coast. Great Smoky Mountains National Park was one such place; Shenandoah National Park quickly followed.
Whether you love em, hate em, or hold no particularly strong opinion either direction, lets dive into the history of the AMC huts.
Let's give some recognition to the women - both historic and modern - who turned their backs to the naysayers, put on their best hiking shoes, and climbed over 2,000 miles of mountains.
How did a mountain with the worst weather in the world come to be such a tourist destination? Why did this happen? To answer your questions, and more, lets dive into the history of Mt. Washington.