Get inspired, or get pumped about your next big hike!Read More 25 Quotes to Inspire Your Next Outdoor Adventure
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!
A funny look at the differences between Day Hikers, Section Hikers, and Thru Hikers.Read More Day Hiker / Section Hiker / Thru Hiker: Can You Tell the Difference?
What factors make the shelters along the Appalachian Trail completely desirable… and avoidable.Read More The Pros & Cons of Sleeping in Shelters on the A.T.
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.Read More 7 Reasons Thru Hikes Fail and How to Prevent Defeat
A short summary of what conversations amount to on the trail.Read More 3 Topics Every Thru Hiker Can’t Stop Talking About
Some fun safety tips, techniques, and advice on hitching that I have picked up along the AT.Read More “Riding in Trucks with Boys”: A Beginner’s Guide to Hitchhiking
To Approach Trail, or Not to Approach Trail? When starting your NOBO thru-hike, you may wonder if you should partake in the trail leading up to Springer Mountain. Here is my experience and why you should and shouldn’t bother.Read More To Hike the Approach Trail or Not?
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!