Hello, retired Marine Army Veteran (MAV). Yup, this is how I received my trail name. After hiking the Appalachian Trail in 2014, I just could not think of anything else to do but start a thru hiking career. I began a series of adventures that has taken me to long distance trails throughout the US and Europe. In between long distance trails, I hit the woods in my backyard, Black Hills of South Dakota.
Santee Passage After two zeros, I was ready to get back on the trail. Nice and rested and ready for all the road walking coming up. Maybe I am
High Hills of the Santee Passage It was pretty quiet in the campground this morning as I packed up my stuff and left. I ensured I filled both
So a weird thing happened last night. While checking my food after dinner I realized, I had only one day of food available for the next four days.
Capital City Passage 10 miles The Western edge of the Passage starts on the Columbia Canal - Riverfront Park. This is a two mile section with alot
There is a 10 mile gap from Newberry to the Peak to Prosperity Passage. Peak and Prosperity are both small towns between an old railroad that has
Enoree Passage (final section) Finished up the Enoree Passage with a quick 7 mile hike to the Southern TH at Chandler Road. Going across the last
When Coleman dropped me off at Sedalia Campground I start the largest Passage to date, just under 37 miles. A week prior I submitted a request with
Started the day planning on getting out of Croft State Park in order to start the next Passage. Due to my inability to cross the river I called a
After spending three days walking pavement, it is nice to get back into the woods. The Croft Passage is entirely in Croft State Park. This area used
Spartenburg has three different Passages that go through the city. USC Upstate 2.2 miles Hub City Connector 12 miles Cedar Springs 2.9