My name is Paul "Bronco" Fuzinski, Appalachian Trail 2015 Thru-Hiker turned environmentalist and blogger. Besides having an obvious passion for backpacking, I also enjoy traveling, writing music, making travel videos, cycling, paddle sports, strength training, eating (excessively) and being weird.
I woke up this morning and started reading a book that my Grandfather gave me the other day titled “Make Your Bed” by Admiral William H. McRaven, a
Before I started my thru-hike in 2015, I was obsessive about getting my pack as light as possible. I cut the tags out of my clothing, spent thousands
In this day and age we tend to take water for granted, at least here in the United States. We turn on the faucet and out it flows. It is immediately
According to recent studies by Harvard biological anthropologist Richard Wrangham, it is hypothesized that humans evolved partly due to their
In the cold early Maine morning Luna and I climbed into the car surrounded by the mountains that had been our home for nearly six months. It didn’t
For me long distance backpacking is synonymous with minimalism, an escape from both mental and physical clutter. When you step out onto the trail
Christening the Poptart Food is the fuel that keeps your hiking machine running and prevents you from cannibalizing your trail family. Nobody
Not all advice is good advice. Sometimes you have to make rash decisions or risk leaving your dreams behind.