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
Some real talk about the reality and misconceptions regarding hillbillies, snakes, bears, bugs, (and guns) on the Appalachian Trail.Read More Rednecks, and Rattlers, and Bears, Oh My!
An open letter to anticipating Appalachian Trail hikers before they start their journey.Read More Things Are About to Get Hairy: A Pep Talk for Anticipating AT Hikers
Some mental aggressions you might be tackling, and why you should stop beating yourself up before you’ve even gotten your boots dirty.Read More Addressing That Internal Negativity Before Your Hike
The different ways to hike the Appalachian Trail, and the pros and cons to help you make the best decision for you.Read More Which Direction Should I Hike the AT?
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
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!
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.