Hiker. Trail runner. Rock climber. Cyclist. SCUBA too. Anything to keep me outdoors. Most of my life I have lived within a short drive of the AT in Virginia while the other part was in Utah skiing and going to school. A thru-hike of the AT has been a dream of mine as long as I can remember. After a near fatal accident on my bicycle this past summer, I realized if I wait any longer I might not ever get on the trail. My love for adventure has led me on many journeys to the top of mountains and places far below. Now its time to take a walk and see where this trail leads me.
Prior to my accident, running a marathon was almost a weekly endeavor. If you have read any blog about the AT you know the terrain is challenging and
After the first steps though the archway at Amicalola Falls you enter a parallel universe. One that takes you to a place like no other seen
The decision to embark on this trek seemed like the toughest choice I would make. As exciting as trail life seems, six months in the woods is never
Amid my last adventure, all at once, my freedom of choice and free will were stripped away from me.
I cannot walk… you read that right. I am writing my first post from my wheelchair. But do not worry; as my friends will back me up, when I set my