AT SOBO 2022, trail name Big Catt. I love that long-distance hiking allows for diverse experiences in slow form. If the trail keeps going I want to see what's next. Foothills Trail 2021; Niagara Falls to PA Section Hike 2021.
The day I crossed the Appalachian Trail northbound 100 mile marker in Georgia (100 miles left to hike, southbound mile 2093.4), my mind was
After finishing the 100 Mile Wilderness going southbound, our small group (ranging from 3 to 12 people) reached Monson, Maine on June 18, 2022.
Leading up to my thru-hike start date, 80% of my mind was focused on the hike up Mt. Katahdin to reach the northern terminus of the Appalachian
When it came to discussing my plans to thru-hike the Appalachian Trail, three questions were always asked unrelated to gear or miles.
If everything goes as planned, I’ll be on the Appalachian Trail (AT) Southbound (SOBO) within the next month. Here is what’s on my mind these days.
When it comes to long-distance hiking, the direction isn’t as important as choosing to do the journey itself. But this choice will shape all that's to follow. So like any overthinker, this decision has flip-flopped an annoying number of times in my head. NOBO or SOBO on the AT?
This summer I'll be turning 30 and I've starting to question everything. Where better to soul search than hitting a 2,190 mile trail?