James Cape

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.

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Our Own, Personal Hardest Sections on the AT

Our Own, Personal Hardest Sections on the AT

Pennsylvania rocks. White Mountains of New Hampshire. Southern Maine. The Virginia Blues. The climb out of the NOC. Overcoming blisters the

Aug 5, 2016 : James Cape
Top 10 Swimming Spots on the Appalachian Trail

Top 10 Swimming Spots on the Appalachian Trail

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

Jul 22, 2016 : James Cape
How Much Does a Thru-Hike Cost? (No, Not Money)

How Much Does a Thru-Hike Cost? (No, Not Money)

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

Jul 13, 2016 : James Cape