Mack McGhee

Avid backpacker, trail runner, lover of the outdoors. Married with two adult children. Engineer developing software during the week. Always looking forward to the weekend outdoors. Counting down the days to our AT thru hike attempt.

Posts

One Month Countdown – Injured Already

One Month Countdown – Injured Already

It has been about a month since my last post, so it must be getting close to the One Month Countdown. Saying I am excited is an understatement. If I

Feb 9, 2024 : Mack McGhee
Two Month Countdown

Two Month Countdown

Well, it's just over two months until my wife and I embark on our AT adventure. I am a bit envious of the others that have already started this year

Jan 8, 2024 : Mack McGhee
Nearly Complete Gear List

Nearly Complete Gear List

I guess my fear is being cold, is 5 pounds of carried clothing too much?

Dec 25, 2023 : Mack McGhee
Shakedown Hike – Foothills Trail

Shakedown Hike – Foothills Trail

A loud crashing noise caught our attention, something thudded on the back of my wife's head and pack before hitting the ground between us.

Dec 23, 2023 : Mack McGhee
Big Three

Big Three

Wanna be thru hikers that attempt a social media presence typically start with an “Intention” post. “I just want to announce that I intend to hike

Dec 13, 2023 : Mack McGhee
May I Introduce Myself

May I Introduce Myself

My Real Name (kind of) My name is Mack McGhee (trail name coming in March/April 2024) and I have been preparing for an Appalachian Trail thru hike

Dec 11, 2023 : Mack McGhee