Welcome! My name is Stubbs and I’m making a second attempt at thru hiking the Appalachian Trail in 2017 and hope to tread some dirt elsewhere in the not-so-distant future! Here you’ll find some of my articles that I’ve written for “The Trek” as well as my experiences on and off the trail! Enjoy and thanks for reading!
A funny look at the differences between Day Hikers, Section Hikers, and Thru Hikers.
What factors make the shelters along the Appalachian Trail completely desirable… and avoidable.
There are numerous reasons why people quit their thru hike. Sometimes it can be prevented. Here are some reasons why people fail and how to prevent and avoid these pitfalls.
There are just some thinks that only your hiker friends can relate to.