Links to people, places and gear that are special in hiking

Text and drawings by Frits Ahlefeldt, Hiking.org

Some hikers take hiking to the extreme, others work with hiking in special ways and in special places, others make great stories come true: 

Watercolor sketch of Paul's boots. Watercolor by Frits Ahlefeldt
The story about how hikers carried Paul’s boots all the way along the Appalachian trail
Watercolor of long distance walker and writer Paul Salopek
Paul Salopek on his around the planet, ongoing Out-of-eden-walk