Coming to a Trail Town near you soon! (Wear a mask. 2m apart) My name is Aidan/ Showstopper; I'm a 31 year old British guy from a town called Abingdon, who is struggling to recapture the adventures of an Appalachian Trail Thru Hike in 2019 by traversing the trails a little closer to home. Crushed by the mundanity of accounts assistant work, filled out with a covid cushion of inactivity, counting the days to safely hike again.
Headed South in Autumn My last planned hike of 2020 was the South Downs Way. I was back in the swing of walking so knew that I could enjoy this trip
(Cotswold) Way Out of my League? I accomplished the Ridgeway in July with no real sense of challenge. I felt strong and loved the feeling of having
Hiking During Covid-19: Travel Bans Galore 2020 has turned out differently than anyone (except Epidemiologists) could have expected. As a result,
"Started From The Bottom, Now We're Here" - Drake After four months and three weeks of hiking, The Sauce and I arrived to the final state line of
I was getting bored of hiking every day. The mid-Atlantic States were hot, and often without any mountains or views, though I still loved hanging by
Goal-Oriented Hikers The goal of a thru-hiker is simple: to reach the end of their thru-hike. How the end is reached varies with each individual;
How a Terrible Time Made Us Blue(berry) Everybody talks about Rocksylvania; they fear it and rightfully so. Thru-hikers dread each day for the rocky
Haven't I told you that I'm vegan? One of the conversations I've had many times on the trail is how I manage to get by as a vegan. It is true that
North Carolina Part 3 - Tennessee Part 1 Appalachian Mountains as State Lines The AT generally follows the ridges of the Appalachian Mountains.
North Carolina, Part Two Great Smoky Mountains National Park is the first point on the trail where there are more regulations than what I have