Sam Getchell

You'll find me wandering the woods, clearing trails, and walking long distances. I hiked the Appalachian Trail in 2015, and will be walking north once again on the PCT in 2017! Hailing from New Hampshire, the mountains have always been my home.

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The High Sierra: An Authentic Experience

The High Sierra: An Authentic Experience

Jun 15, 2017 : Sam Getchell
Campo – Big Bear: 270 miles on the PCT

Campo – Big Bear: 270 miles on the PCT

I lay in my tent, showered with a stomach full of something other than granola and pasta. I am in the mountain town of Big Bear Caifornia, mile 270

Apr 23, 2017 : Sam Getchell
Life of the Trail Crew: A summer in the Idaho Wilderness

Life of the Trail Crew: A summer in the Idaho Wilderness

Labor of Love This past summer I had the pleasure of working on a trail crew in the back country, and wilderness of Idaho. A labor of love, trail

Apr 2, 2017 : Sam Getchell
Feet! Between you and the Ground

Feet! Between you and the Ground

Treat them well! Above the Maine wilderness I take off my shoes, wring out my socks, and bring my toes out for some sunlight. When I woke that

Mar 27, 2017 : Sam Getchell
Go West Young Man: An Introduction

Go West Young Man: An Introduction

Standing in the road in Connecticut, AT 2015. Thru Hiker Ethos Each day is different, never will you step over your own footprints on these

Mar 25, 2017 : Sam Getchell