UL Backpacking Tips: Ditching That Extra Load For the Long Haul

Tips for shedding weight from your pack, before and during your next long distance hiking adventure.


Rednecks, and Rattlers, and Bears, Oh My!

Some real talk about the reality and misconceptions regarding hillbillies, snakes, bears, bugs, (and guns) on the Appalachian Trail.

AT FAQ: With Answers That Are Shorter Than This Blog Title, Maybe

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!

Take The Side Trail: Hike the A.T. While Enjoying Some Thrills on the Side

Have some extra money for splurging? Want to get a small dose of the days of old when you were one with society? It doesn’t have to be all work and no play! Make the most of your thru hike by participating in some extra thrills, enjoyment, and activities that exist along the way!