Scott is a life-long hiker, who last year completed his first Appalachian Trail Thru-hike with his 14 year-old son. He is always happy to talk hiking, or anything for that matter, with anyone who'll spare the time.
My son and I were asked what the best part of our thru-hike was. Here is what we came up with.
Aidan’s (Age 14) Top Five
1) Kindness of
When considering the most difficult part of a long-distance hike, many thru-hikers cite the mental game. The physical challenges are undeniable, and
"How has the trail changed you?"
This is probably one of the most frequently asked questions thru-hikers field during and after their hike.