Average Hiker

Inspiring you to create YOUR OWN adventure!

"I remember planning that first backpacking trip.  Figuring out where to start was a little overwhelming.  Over the years it has become easier, and as I've matured my goals have changed.  I hope this site will provide some insights and tips that ease your planning, so you can focus on your adventure!"

Ellie

About

Hi - I'm Ellie (Trail name Lucy Lulu).  Hiking and backpacking have been an important part of my life...

Reviews

What tent do I use?  How do I get to the trail head?  Equipment and logistics are a critical part of every hike...

Blog

Posts on hiking trips, equipment reviews, food, gear, trails, news, and everything in between.

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