Hey Guys! I am a 28 yr old nurse who has lived his entire life in the City of Brotherly Love. I've been hiking and camping my whole life with the Boy Scouts of America. I decided this year was a good year to check off a bucketlist item. I just graduated from Drexel university with my BSN, and to celebrate I am quitting my job for 5 months and as of April 1, joining the class of 2016 NOBO hikers.
The road from the Smokies to Damascus has been a real test of character and strength both physically and mentally. There have been some amazing
I am in Damascus now waiting for people to finish showering and realized I havent updated in a lot longer than I hoped.. It is suprisingly busy out
Day 16 - Fontana Dam to Birch Spring Gap 164.7-172.1 Spent the day hiking with Scooch, whom I met at Fontana Dam. First 5 miles in the Smokies and
Week 2 Update.. Sorry this took so long, cell phone reception had been terrible lately. I am at Fontana Dam, a town of 17 citizens and a full time
Day 5 Hogpen Gap to Blue Mountain Shelter 11.9 mile day with Thunder Snarf, Gilligan, and The Skipper. Hurt my calf about 2 miles before the
Day 2 Hawk Mountain to Gooch Beautiful Day, weather sunny in the 60s but 31 and windy at night. Conquered the silent killer, Sassafras Mountain.
Nothing's Gonna Break My Stride, Not gonna turn around, Oh no, Gotta keep on moving.. has been the song playing on repeat in my head whenever the
Today was the last day at my job, and a bittersweet goodbye it was. I hope to go back, but in the meantime I got bigger things to occupy my time..
I just got invited to be an Appalachian Trials Blogger, and I am laying here on my living room floor typing this because I have nowhere else to sit.