Greetings fellow hikers! In brief, my name is Jim, I'm 39, and I am originally from Manassas, Virginia. I moved to San Francisco in my early 30s and now live in Truckee, California, which is just north of Lake Tahoe. I consider myself experienced at hiking and camping, but not an expert. I'll be attempting my thru hike with an ultralight setup, and in that category, I am a beginner. Join me as I figure out the nuances of thru hiking with as little as possible along this 2190.3 mile walk.
This is my first post from a computer since I hit the trail! A real luxury after 2 months with only a mobile phone. It's Been A While Sorry about
One month into my journey and I’ve adapted to doing everything via my mobile phone.
Everyone out here will have a different experience with their own transformation. Mine is likely not typical; my body has always had the uncanny
Why customer loyalty is pinnacle to success
This is my first update from the trail. I am writing this post from my mobile; please excuse any typographical or formatting
I would like to suggest listening to this track on Youtube while reading this article. Disclaimer: This is a cheap attempt to steal the emotions
Yesterday, I discussed the evolution of my gear over the last 20 years of casual hiking and camping. Check it out! I never thought I would care so
In my last post, I talked about my plan to go with the flow on the trail and provided some background on my professional life prior to hitting the
In my previous post, I review the moment I decided to hike the Appalachian Trail, adopting an ultralight philosophy for gear, and how much my friends
It started with a thought "If I wanted to hike the AT this year, I could probably get everything together and leave in a few weeks." Followed by,