I'm a 67 year old retiree from a long career in the Oil and Natural Gas industry. I am a native Oklahoman, I have 5 children and 11 grandchildren. I have always been more comfortable in the woods than any other place. I love God and all kinds of outdoor activities, I hunt, fish, kayak, play golf, hike, camp and enjoy God's creation.
During the 8 + months I researched the Appalachian Trail, certain things kept occurring. 2 of them were Trail Angels and Trail Magic. As I watched
The trail! It's always there, day after day, year after year. As I go along the trail I see evidences of maintenance and trail keeping from long ago.
2 more wake ups and I'll be on my way! Wow 8 months ago the decision to thru hike the Appalachian Trail was just a thought of achieving a life long
Good morning everyone! First let me profusely apologize for yesterday's post. I've learned to check and double check what I've written! That being
Well if I said I had a peaceful nights rest I'd be lying! But I did rest, in between spasms of big muscles cramping. That's ok though, it's just a
The past seven months, as I've readied myself for my pilgrimage, I've watched hours upon hours of YouTube videos having to do with thru hiking. I've
30 days from today I'll go to Will Rogers World Airport in Oklahoma City and board a plane to Baltimore Maryland. From there I will board an Amtrak
Greetings from a cool and wet NorCal. I'm back at the very place where I made the decision to Thru Hike the Appalachian Trail. I have the absolute
Just 44 days until my AT adventure begins and I continue to prepare this no longer young body for the rigors of the Trail. Back at home in Oklahoma I
Since I made the decision to thru hike the AT I've received a huge range of comments from people when they find out what I'm going to do and exactly