Matt Robbins

Hi, I'm Matt aka Salty. I've Thru-Hiked the Appalachian Trail NOBO in 2016 and the Pacific Crest Trail SOBO in 2018. I'm a former Infantry Marine who has found sanctity and camaraderie within the hiking community. This year I'll be hiking several smaller trails leading up to the Continental Divide Trail.

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Training Hike #1: The Ocean to Lake Trail

Training Hike #1: The Ocean to Lake Trail

Night one: Around 8 p.m. Vince Strawbridge says goodbye as he drops me off at the Nane trailhead on Lake Okeechobee. I watch as he drives away and my

Feb 6, 2019 : Matt Robbins
Why and How a Salty Marine Became a Thru-Hiker

Why and How a Salty Marine Became a Thru-Hiker

In 2010 I was on my second combat deployment in Afghanistan. I was in a pretty miserable place in my life and was looking forward to exiting the

Jan 30, 2019 : Matt Robbins