David

Lived in Shanghai for 1.5 years and am now back to discover my inner-Emerson. If you like short stories and art check davidhuntington.net, but if you're into a treacherous descent into the green-spangled unknown, this is the place. I'll be hiking NOBO with my brother Kyle.

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The Final Climb

The Final Climb

I woke up at Hurd Brook Lean-to 18.6 miles from the summit of Katahdin. The weather was perfect. My plan had been to summit the next day, but I'd

Jan 12, 2016 : David
The Hundred-Mile Wilderness

The Hundred-Mile Wilderness

About five miles before Monson I was hiking with Honey Badger (Stannis Baratheon post-lobotomy, answering my "how's it going?" with a doughy stare.

Nov 17, 2015 : David
Three Journeys and a Perfect Moon

Three Journeys and a Perfect Moon

Hard work for the next two days over Saddleback, Spaulding, Sugarloaf, and Crocker. I continued to encounter JustGreg and Breakless, though at some

Oct 15, 2015 : David
The Final State

The Final State

After 9.4 miles I sat down for lunch beside a little sign: The final state. What was there to think? What did this really mean? I kept

Oct 12, 2015 : David
The Whites: Part 3

The Whites: Part 3

After some quasi-traumatic experiences yesterday, Day 135 was a reward. Remedy, Loon, Numbers (a PCT graduate, met him ages back before Kyle left and

Oct 9, 2015 : David
The Whites: Part 2 (My Hardest Day)

The Whites: Part 2 (My Hardest Day)

It all started out fine, leaving Galehead Hut with a full stomach and looking ahead to a few miles of relatively flat trail later on. I launched up

Oct 7, 2015 : David
Stay Classy, but Not Too Classy, AMC

Stay Classy, but Not Too Classy, AMC

I have some notes and concerns about the AMC huts. The "huts" in the White Mountains are operated by the Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC) in place

Oct 5, 2015 : David
The Whites: Part 1

The Whites: Part 1

(Note: My journey on the trail ended in August. After I finished it took some time to regather the motivation to finish these posts. If you were

Oct 3, 2015 : David
Happiest Week on the Trail

Happiest Week on the Trail

Having just seen my friends and gotten cleaned up; the piney, hilly Vermont terrain filled me with light, so much so that when I discovered some

Aug 24, 2015 : David
Mud, Friends and Mud

Mud, Friends and Mud

Massachusetts Massachusetts began with the promise of a storm, a large one. An uneventful 21.4 miles put me at Mt. Wilcox North Shelter. For the

Aug 5, 2015 : David