Top 5 Reasons Thru-Hikers Quit
Just one look at the statistics for any of the long distance trails and you’ll see just how high the drop out rate is compared to the finish rate. Just as there are many reasons why some finish, and just as many more for why others don’t, in this article we will be focusing on the Top 5 Reasons Thru-hikers Quit.
Over the years, the gear and information available to thru-hikers has improved greatly, but finish rates have stayed about the same. One thing that hasn’t changed over the years is the mistakes thru-hikers make. A lot of those mistakes end up being the reasons most quit. Keep reading to find out the Top 5 Reasons Thru-hikers Quit.
The tips and thoughts in this article are mine and mine alone. They are not meant to be taken as anything but that. My view on how I approach the trail may or may not match your own and that’s fine. The point of the article is to discuss these Top 5 Reasons Thru-hiker Quit in hopes of helping others think about them for themselves and possibly help them avoid making them.
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