How my gear list has evolved since my first long distance hike in 2016, and what I’m taking with me on my 2019 adventures.Read More My 2019 Gear Evolution
Tips for shedding weight from your pack, before and during your next long distance hiking adventure.Read More UL Backpacking Tips: Ditching That Extra Load For the Long Haul
A collection of my archived blog posts that share some valuable information for anticipating AT hikers.Read More 7 Posts From My Archives Every Anticipating AT Hiker Should Read
Maybe you are sick of answering the same questions over and over again. Maybe you want to know for yourself, and don’t want to read paragraph after paragraph. Here are some of my answers to those common questions. Most questions are serious, others are seriously comical!Read More AT FAQ: With Answers That Are Shorter Than This Blog Title, Maybe
A short, fun guide on how to pinch pennies during a thru hike when it comes to getting clean, food resupply, gear, shelter, and more!Read More The Frugal Thru Hiker: A Few Tips on How to Stretch the Dollar on the Trail
My personal advice on how to choose and get properly fitted for footwear for a thru hike, and how to prevent and treat battered feet.Read More Happy Feet: Your Guide to Not Having Angry Ones Like Mine on the Trail!
Updates on those joining us on the Appalachian Trail, my fundraiser, drop boxes, and final goodbyes before hitting the trail a second time.Read More The Days Leading Up to Georgia: AT Bound!
Changes I made after swapping gear, and doing my own personal shakedown prior to round 2 on the Appalachian Trail.Read More Shedding the Weight: Gear Changes for My 2nd AT Attempt
A collection of what gear I’ll be wearing on the trail this year.Read More What’s In My Bag? Pt. 3 -Accessories, Luxury Items & Other Necessities
Exploring stoveless options with examples for every meal of the day! Foods I tried and hated, tried and loved, and what new things I plan on trying this hiking season.Read More Food for Thought: Hiking Stoveless