Notes from the trail

Welcome to American Backcountry’s Notes from the Trail. Here we share stories and thoughts from some of our favorite contributors. Each mountain is different and each trip has a different story – these are notes collected along the trail.

Do you #Hikerchat?

July 16, 2014

If you are active on Twitter and the great outdoors, keep up with all your Tweet Chat adventures on Travelogx.




Beat the Heat: Swimming Holes, Waterfalls and Lakes Around the USA


From outdoor bloggers, to hiking enthusiasts, thru-hikers, first timers, brands and outdoor non-profits/organizations the #HikerChat group is diverse. At almost any point during the day you can search #HikerChat and find a good conversation centered around the outdoors and hiking. Our home page features these #Hikerchat tweets as they happen. We encourage anyone to participate in sharing tips, tricks, stories and more. American Backcountry is a proud sponsor of the weekly #Hikerchat tweet chat.



To view transcripts of previous #HikerChat weeks, click here!


Travelogx is a destination tool for smarter travel. It helps you go beyond static travel guides, and instantly pull-up fresh stories from just-there travelers. Read daily stories from worldly travelers. And if you missed a #HikerChat Friday, there’s still a way to keep connected and get caught up!