Dave Mizelle

Hi gang! I'm Dave, an aspiring AT thru-hiker in '19. I am a huge fan of cats (no, I am not taking mine on the trail with me, although a cat in a shelter could be hilarious), photography, punk rock, craft beer, the woods, and long walks (into said woods). I hope you enjoy following along as I make my way North!

Posts

Unemployment, Nerves, Excitement; Final Prep Weeks

Unemployment, Nerves, Excitement; Final Prep Weeks

Less than 30 days from now I'll be standing atop Springer Mountain, and it still does not seem real. There’s such a long, long planning process

Feb 10, 2019 : Dave Mizelle
Pre-Appalachian Trail Gear: Decisions, Decisions

Pre-Appalachian Trail Gear: Decisions, Decisions

When I made the decision to embark on my upcoming journey, I dove headfirst into gear options. I'm quite the obsessive person, so when I start

Dec 23, 2018 : Dave Mizelle
What’s Your Damage, Dave? And Other Thoughts

What’s Your Damage, Dave? And Other Thoughts

The title is (with a name change), a line from the movie Heathers, and there is a good chance some of you dear readers are too young to have heard it

Dec 13, 2018 : Dave Mizelle