Karl Halvorson

Hi, I’m Karl. This April I’m going to start my approximately 2200 mile thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail from Georgia to Maine. I’ve been dreaming of and planning this journey for a while now and I’m finally going to make it happen. I invite you to follow along.

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My AT Thru-Hike Water System

My AT Thru-Hike Water System

I shouldn’t have any trouble finding water on my Appalachian Trail thru-hike because what I’ve heard, there’s an abundance of it from natural sources

Mar 12, 2019 : Karl Halvorson
What I’ll Be Eating on the Trail

What I’ll Be Eating on the Trail

When I attempt to thru-hike the Appalachian Trail this year, I've estimated that I will be burning between 4,600 and 6,300 calories per day while

Feb 22, 2019 : Karl Halvorson
Caution and Safety on the Trail

Caution and Safety on the Trail

Two of the most asked questions I get from people when I tell them about my Appalachian Trail thru-hike plans are: “Will you be going alone?” and

Feb 14, 2019 : Karl Halvorson
Here’s What My Thru-Hike Plan Looks Like

Here’s What My Thru-Hike Plan Looks Like

I will be thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail going NOBO (northbound) starting April 8, 2019, and should finish around Sept. 22, 2019, plus or minus a

Feb 11, 2019 : Karl Halvorson
Making Sure I Have the “Right Stuff”

Making Sure I Have the “Right Stuff”

There are people who attempt to thru-hike the Appalachian Trail who have never backpacked in their life. Some actually succeed. There are many

Feb 9, 2019 : Karl Halvorson
The Impetus Behind My Thru-Hike

The Impetus Behind My Thru-Hike

If you read my bio, you know that I am going to attempt a thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail from Georgia to Maine. So what is the impetus driving me

Feb 7, 2019 : Karl Halvorson