Geoffrey Wistow

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My Terrible, Horrible, no Good, Very Bad July: Off Trail and Back

My Terrible, Horrible, no Good, Very Bad July: Off Trail and Back

"Oh shit, you're swelling up," said Vibes half a second after I asked him if he had any benadryl. Four miles earlier something had stung my hand,

Aug 12, 2021 : Geoffrey Wistow
Hiker Dictionary Vol. 1

Hiker Dictionary Vol. 1

Hiker culture is weird. You're doing a lot of strenuous work, have either very little or way too much close human interaction, and you experience

Jun 14, 2021 : Geoffrey Wistow
Franklin, Smokies, and New Friends

Franklin, Smokies, and New Friends

Writing while on the trail is hard. When you sit down, staring off into space or at a tree is very likely to consume much of your time. Tramily

Jun 14, 2021 : Geoffrey Wistow
North Carolina! C’mon and Raise up!

North Carolina! C’mon and Raise up!

What's better than hitting a state line early in your day? The GA/NC border was my first real milestone and I got to take some of those ubiquitous

May 15, 2021 : Geoffrey Wistow
Hiawassee: What’s in a Zero?

Hiawassee: What’s in a Zero?

Getting to Hiawassee was a nice milestone, but the timing of how my unofficial group made it to town meant that I would be taking a full zero at

May 15, 2021 : Geoffrey Wistow
Day 3-6: Above the Clouds to the Cheese Factory

Day 3-6: Above the Clouds to the Cheese Factory

Day three started with meeting Beast Mode. I've not heard any updates on his speed trial, but I hope he's doing alright. Shortly after meeting him,

May 15, 2021 : Geoffrey Wistow
Days 1-3: Beast Mode from Springer

Days 1-3: Beast Mode from Springer

Day one started out just as you'd expect. Fail to really pack your pack the night before, sleep in a little, have a leisurely breakfast at the

Apr 14, 2021 : Geoffrey Wistow