Get Involved with The Trek

Below are the ways in which you can become a part of the dangerously awesome and growing The Trek team.

If you’re a business or organization looking to get involved with the site, contact us here.

The Trek Bloggers

The Trek Bloggers are current or soon-to-be thru-hikers (Appalachian Trail, Pacific Crest Trail, and beyond).  They are the site’s heart and soul.  Applications for the 2017 class are open!

< Apply here >

The Trek Writers

The Trek Writers are former thru-hikers.  They are avid section-hikers.  They are backpacking super-enthusiasts.  In other words, they’re those who love long distance backpacking and feel compelled to share this passion with others.

< Apply here >

Video Production Intern

New for 2017, The Trek is looking for someone who can whip together some video magic. Specifically, the ideal candidate has at least 2-3 years experience with video editing software (AVS, Final Cut, Adobe Premier, etc.).  The chosen candidate will have their work seen by hundreds of thousands of readers each month.

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Design Intern

We pride ourselves in providing quality backpacking information through an aesthetically pleasing medium.  We are looking to add hungry, creative individuals with a background in graphic design to give our content the beautiful face that it deserves.  This is a great opportunity to showcase your talents with hundreds of thousands of readers each month.

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Social Media & Editorial Intern

Social media is our backbone!  We are looking for a social media connoisseur and someone with an interest in spreading The Trek love through interspace.  A great opportunity to flex your www.muscles to a large (and rapidly growing) community.

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Contract Front End Developer

The Trek is looking for a competent front end developer who can work on a contractual basis.  Projects will range from between 10 to 30 hours with the opportunity for more work based on performance and fit.

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Comments 3

  • Mike : Dec 31st

    I thru hiked the PCT this year. I would love to write about some of it.

  • Gary : Jan 20th

    I’d love to hear what Mike has to say about his PCT hike!

  • Dane Pikkola : Mar 6th

    To be a Trek Writer, is it necessary to learn WordPress? For some reason it popped up soon as I logged in.


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