Michael Sweet

I'm an English teacher who turned into a superintendent and principal for a small school in rural Michigan. It's been 26 years since I stretched my legs on a long haul hike. The timing is right to hit it again, so I'm heading southbound during the summer and fall of 2017 on the CDT.

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Is it time yet?–Continental Divide Trail SOBO

Is it time yet?–Continental Divide Trail SOBO

The days until June 20 and my start on the Continental Divide Trail are crawling by despite being crushed with finishing work related

May 25, 2017 : Michael Sweet
Pick a Place to Go: My 2017 CDT Lists

Pick a Place to Go: My 2017 CDT Lists

It's 158 days to my tentative Continental Divide Trail kick-off date. It sounds like quite a bit of time, but I'm starting to feel the push. As a

Jan 13, 2017 : Michael Sweet
Telling the Boss

Telling the Boss

I'm excited. I've been refining gear, pouring over maps, planning out potential stops and maildrops, BUT telling the boss or the school board in my

Oct 9, 2016 : Michael Sweet