Appalachian Jake

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Simple but difficult

Simple but difficult

That’s how I’d describe my life. I just need to walk. That’s all, right? Just go 14 miles or so every day. That’s only slightly more than half a

Jun 29, 2012 : Appalachian Jake
The errr…dangers of being a thru-hiker

The errr…dangers of being a thru-hiker

Seen as I’m having a zero day today in Wood’s Hole Hostel, I’m camped out back, everyone’s chilling out on the lawn in the gorgeous sunshine, some

Jun 10, 2012 : Appalachian Jake
Wood’s Hole Hostel, Virginia

Wood’s Hole Hostel, Virginia

Many apologies, mainly to Zach for not writing much sooner and more regularly. I've been finding my feet and dealing with injuries along the way and

Jun 10, 2012 : Appalachian Jake
Hitting my stride

Hitting my stride

Suds here. I'm currently in Hot Springs, North Carolina camping outside of town next to the river, reminds me of home sitting by the river. No Bull

May 8, 2012 : Appalachian Jake
Springer to Hiawassee

Springer to Hiawassee

Number of miles walked - 69.5 (officially, plus some)Number of blisters - 0Extra amount of wind from heavily processed American food in

Apr 12, 2012 : Appalachian Jake
for the love of pulque

for the love of pulque

A week till I'm walking. Holy crap.Very nervous about my dodgy muscles and tendons, but feeling a bit more confident now I've cut the back off my

Mar 28, 2012 : Appalachian Jake
Chilanglés

Chilanglés

Below the Good Badger called me young badger. Young(ish) bugger, more like. Anyhow, one Grant Badger lives in my apartment block and it would be nigh

Mar 8, 2012 : Appalachian Jake