Danny “Crazy Horse” Strayer: Growing up in the Midwest, I spent five years as a civil engineer before calling it quits. Since then I have hiked the Appalachian Trail and New Zealand's Te Araroa. Other adventures include exploring South Africa, Samoa, Europe, Australia, and more! I blog about my travels at www.astraylife.com with videos at youtube.com/astraylife
After 1,800 miles I finally made it to the infamous White Mountains. Little did I know the mountains would put me through hell.
Crossing into New Hampshire I was ready for the summer solstice, Hike Naked Day, and Mount Moosilauke
The ups and downs of Vermont tested my emotional and physical prowess as I hiked through the Green Mountains.
Having never been to New England before, my hike through Connecticut and Massachusetts were full of surprises.
With the Garden State behind me, I hiked into New York and made a side trip to the Big Apple.
After a rough and wet time in Pennsylvania, New Jersey earned its title as the garden state and won me over.
It’s a love hate relationship hiking through Pennsylvania
Halfway to Maine, here’s my advice to current and future hikers.
Let me take you on a culinary journey as I hike through Virginia.
I’m a little late on the blog scene here at The Trek as I’m nearing 1,000 miles. So let me get you caught up on the last 900 miles as I hike NOBO.