My name is James - I grew up in Wisconsin, and now I live in Denver, CO working as an engineer. In 2015, I thru-hiked the Appalachian Trail as Autodraft.
August is upon us and people are finishing their 2016 hikes. After months of thought and preparation before and along the trail, the end almost
Pennsylvania rocks. White Mountains of New Hampshire. Southern Maine. The Virginia Blues. The climb out of the NOC. Overcoming blisters the
AT thru hikers are getting closer to Katahdin which has me thinking about my time in the northeast. By Maine, I was swimming almost every day. I
There were 100 reasons not to take 5 months off of work at a moment's notice. That would be ridiculous! It was already well into February. The AT was