Zero to Hero. I've only complete day hikes before planning the AT Thru Hike. After a friend talked me into hiking with him who has since dropped out, I'll be going Solo. I've always lived the life of adventure -- surfing, skydiving, snowboarding, skiing, day hiking, camping, etc. Now I'm looking AT my next adventure -- Thru Hiking!
Traveling without a planned route allows you to reach some place, but not the place you want! Therefore, use a map to help you reach your intended d
Life is full of things that are a priority. We all have stuff that pulls us in one direction or another. I mean really pulls on us like the earth's
There are days I feel like an old worn out pair of boots. I know they still have some life in the them, but are they past their usefulness? The body
When you take on this challenge of hiking 2,200 miles, you come across many interesting facts and challenges in your research. You find things about H
I've been talking about doing some hiking BEFORE the AT Thru Hike because I've a virgin hiker (never done an overnight hiking trip where you are backc
After a few weeks off from the AT Preparations, I'm back at it. In case you didn't know, I had two surgeries (both elbows) over the past 12 weeks. Thi
NOW THAT is A HUGE Backpack! As you hike, you see people who have all sizes and types of backpacks. I'm sure you've never seen someone is a back lik
Life of an AT Thru Hiker is MORE than just hiking. It also has a lot (I mean A LOT) of time on the internet searching for the right gear, searching f
There's nothing fun, glamorous or exciting about TICKS! I've been very careful about Where I hike of late because in Missouri in the summer, t
I've seen blog after blog of people who say Top Ramen Noddles are a mainstay for the AT Thru Hiker and I was one of those who have "drank the koolaid"