Hey! Name's Dennis. | Long answer --> Cycled coast-to-coast in 2008 and am looking to tackle another big physical and mental challenge. Also hoping to inspire and empower others to achieve their own goals. For more on that, check out #YourHike. | Short answer --> I'm just doing it for the AT beard.
(pictures and video at bottom!) I fly from Boston to Atlanta on Monday, April 27th, and start hiking the next day. I'll be hitting the approach
As a 2015 AT hopeful, I, like many others, am trying to save money where I can. I won't be working for at least half a year, so each big purchase
Roughly 70-80% of attempted AT thru-hikes end in failure. Or, rather, only 20-30% of folks planning to hike the entire AT in one calendar year
Where to start? As it happens, my story begins at the end. In August 2013, a childhood friend and I drove to Maine on a whim and hiked Katahdin. We