I was born and raised in Front Royal, Virginia. I attended Randolph College in Lynchburg, Virginia and received a degree in Environmental Studies. I am now exploring the west, and I've have worked seasonal jobs in Alaska, Utah, and Montana. Currently I am living in Mammoth Lakes, California and exploring the Eastern Sierra. I do lots of skiing in the winter and then backpacking and trail running in the summer. I completed the AT in 2014 and PCT in 2016, this summer my brother and I are taking to the CDT to finish my triple crown. On trail I go by Top Nach.
May 20th 17 miles Most trail towns operate as a black hole of your time and money. Grants was no different. We woke up from our motel slumber and
May 16: 16 Miles Well, we did eventually make it out of Pie Town after pie for breakfast and some more chores were completed. We headed out on a
May 10 We set out early and hiked at the sun rose. Eventually we ended up back in the canyon with wet feet. The canyon looked a lot different the
May 5th to May 9th We did a 12 mile afternoon after spending just enough time in Lordsburg. The hike north of that town was brutal. A few miles of
A CDT trail update from the first section of trail. Border to Lordsburg, NM.
Here is my final pack list for the CDT. I might have to add some winter gear for the San Juans and I might get rid of some pieces if I see fit. My
Well, well, well. My brother and I finally made it to Lordsburg, N.M. I thought I was due for a little update. Tomorrow morning we are catching the
A trip report of my Continental Divide Trail shakedown hike in Death Valley National Park.
Of Whom Are You Speaking? My 4 best friends on the trail will be my pack, my tent, my sleeping bag, and my sleeping pad. If everything goes to plan
How do you prepare for a 3,000 mile walk?