Author Archives: Staff Writer

Best Parks for Epic Hiking in North America

Mount Rainier

by Dan Thompson Have itching feet and cannot wait to lace up your boots and go on a hiking adventure? This article was written especially for the condition you are experiencing; here is a list of some of the most epic hiking spots in North America. Canadian Rockies Jasper National Park and Banff National Park are pure mountain jewels when ... Read More »

Dan Thompson

I’m Dan, and I’m the Editor in Chief of True North Athletics. I’m also an avid adventurer, digital nomad, and traveler. I enjoy all types of outdoor sports, a good golf tan, and spontaneous weekend trips. I currently live in Brazil where I can be found frequently hiking the rain forest around my city! Read More »

Weekend Warriors: Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail

By Lara Kaylor Many people would love to hike the entire 2,650 miles of the Pacific Crest Trail, but many people also have full time jobs with 2-3 weeks of vacation per year so a six-month trek in the wilderness isn’t realistic. Instead, why not rack up some miles completing sections of the trail on the weekends? A good place ... Read More »

Memorial Day: A Time to Remember our Heros

Memorial Day weekend has traditionally been the unofficial welcome to the summer season, but let’s not forget its significance.  Don’t forget to take some time to honor and celebrate all those who have sacrificed their lives during active duty in our military services. Memorial Day weekend is a great time to visit our National Parks, and there were several that ... Read More »

How To Hike Zion National Park In One Day

by Isabella Noyola What if you were finally able to visit Zion National Park in Utah, but you only had one day to do it? What’s worth hiking and seeing in Zion in one day that would give you an idea whether you’d like to come back for a more in depth visit or just give it a miss? This ... Read More »