Grayson Cobb

I am a long-distance backpacker, triathlete, adventurer, climber, kayaker, and lowly medical student currently living in Norfolk, VA attending Eastern Virginia Medical School and getting out for adventures on weekends. Check out my website at www.graysoncobb.com

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Home is on The Appalachian Trail

Home is on The Appalachian Trail

I’ve enjoyed nearly two months now Shenandoah National Park and enjoy plowing through the ridiculous snow that Virginia got this past weekend. First

Feb 2, 2016 : Grayson Cobb
Heather “Anish” Anderson: Appalachian Trail unsupported record

Heather “Anish” Anderson: Appalachian Trail unsupported record

This past summer, just over a week into my attempt on the Heather "Anish" Anderson would be attempting the same record later in the year. I was well

Sep 15, 2015 : Grayson Cobb
Super ultralight backpacking: What it takes to carry a 3.5 pound pack

Super ultralight backpacking: What it takes to carry a 3.5 pound pack

I induced a panic in more than a few people when I posted my Appalachian Trail unsupported record attempt this past summer. Concerned parents and

Sep 5, 2015 : Grayson Cobb
What led me to attempt the unsupported Appalachian Trail record

What led me to attempt the unsupported Appalachian Trail record

I sat down on the trail, back hunched, trekking pole straps still in my hands, tears streaming from my eyes, partly from disappointment and partly

Aug 18, 2015 : Grayson Cobb
11 Reasons You May Want to Switch to Tarp Camping

11 Reasons You May Want to Switch to Tarp Camping

1) You get claustrophobic in a tent Cooped up in a nylon wrapper can be disorienting and uncomfortable. Tarps can be pitched with ceilings high

Aug 6, 2015 : Grayson Cobb