Almost Naked, Definitely Afraid

Ewww, What’s That Smell

Preparing for the AT has to be similar to preparing to be on the show Naked and Afraid. You know you are going to be cold, wet, hungry, smelly, and thirsty, and as much as you try to conceal your genitals, some unlucky soul will smell them after just a few days of sweating and no showers.

Not A Worm

One of the other similarities is just like the contestants on the show, your journey may be over after only a matter of hours. Twisted ankles, bum knees, and a million other maladies could be only a footstep away. My luck I’ll squat on a rattlesnake and the booger will latch himself onto my butthole like a spider money. I’ll be running around the camp with a snake hanging out of my ass like I’m trying to pass the world’s largest tapeworm.

Let’s Go!

Well, it won’t be long now until the weather gods cooperate for a brief second, and we make our run to the southern terminus of the Appalachian Trail.  We have our fears all packed up and ready to weigh us down. We have likely made every mistake that there is to make when preparing for this journey. But that’s ok, the trail is about to teach us some hard lessons and we are ready to learn.

Let’s get this coddiwomple started.

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