Isaac Nesbitt

Attempting a NOBO thru-hike of the AT in 2019. Born and raised in South Carolina. Three years after graduating with an engineering degree, it is time to put the career on hold and chase a dream. I promise to be honest, attempt to be funny, bring up fishing more than once, and hopefully pet some dogs along the way.

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Living the Dream

Living the Dream

Walking up the Approach Trail, I passed another thru-hiker who asked, “How ya doing?” This is a common question in everyday life and most of us have

Apr 14, 2019 : Isaac Nesbitt
Gearing Up: Gear List for the AT

Gearing Up: Gear List for the AT

Here is my initial gear list for starting the Appalachian Trail.  I am not going to include much detail, as most of the items can be found quickly by

Mar 19, 2019 : Isaac Nesbitt
The Theory of Gear, Explained for Non-Hikers

The Theory of Gear, Explained for Non-Hikers

So your daughter, grandson, coworker, acquaintance, best friend’s son’s girlfriend’s cousin, or random friend on Facebook who you accidentally added

Mar 8, 2019 : Isaac Nesbitt
My Five Biggest Fears for the AT

My Five Biggest Fears for the AT

When you first tell people you plan on hiking the AT, and get past the basic premise that you have had a couple screws come loose and want to walk

Feb 20, 2019 : Isaac Nesbitt
After Years of Delay, I’m Right Where I Need to Be

After Years of Delay, I’m Right Where I Need to Be

Well, here’s my big announcement - I, Isaac Nesbitt, will be attempting a thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail starting March 26. It’s time to chase a

Feb 5, 2019 : Isaac Nesbitt