I'm Cole and I'll be starting my NOBO thru-hike on New Year's Day, January 1st @ Springer Mt. My passions include learning, teaching, physical challenge, the combination of the three being the biggest of them all.
"My name is Cole and I’m new to the world of thru-hiking." I wrote that a late April. Each day has 24 hours. On January 1st in Northern
Nearly 1,300 miles north on the Appalachian Trail from Damascus, VA, I'm on my first full recovery day since that town as well. I can truly say
From the site of Trail Days, a major in-season destination, I'm comfortably writing from Woodchuck hostel and about to spend my first night sleeping
Snow is a great teacher. As I write, 30 miles from the northern end of the Smokies at Davenport Gap, I wanted to quickly check in and provide a
In my last entry,
When we assemble enough of our gear in preparation for a thru-hike or any significant trip, we feel ready to take the show on the road and we dive
Hi friends, My name is Cole and I’m new to the world of thru-hiking. Over the past few months, though, I’ve realized there are many aspiring hikers