A short on why I need to finish what I started.
A reflection on the past two years on the Appalachian Trail and an update after recovering from many broken bones and broken hearts.
Tips for shedding weight from your pack, before and during your next long distance hiking adventure.
Some real talk about the reality and misconceptions regarding hillbillies, snakes, bears, bugs, (and guns) on the Appalachian Trail.
An open letter to anticipating Appalachian Trail hikers before they start their journey.
Some mental aggressions you might be tackling, and why you should stop beating yourself up before you've even gotten your boots dirty.
The different ways to hike the Appalachian Trail, and the pros and cons to help you make the best decision for you.
A collection of my archived blog posts that share some valuable information for anticipating AT hikers.
There are numerous breweries, brew pubs, and bars found in and around trail towns where people of age can pack on those liquid calories and calm those aching muscles. Here are some (but of course, not ALL), of the places worth checking out along the trail in the state of Virginia.
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!