Hiker Jargon

Abbreviations of trails abound. But here are some other words and terms (in no particular order) commonly used by long-distance hikers. Thru-hiker: A hiker who will attempt to hike the complete trail in one go, or in one season. Section hiker: A hiker who hikes a trail in small sections; he or she may not plan on completing the trail. Nobo: Northbounder Sobo: SouthbounderContinue reading “Hiker Jargon”

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