Stephen Heron

I'm Stephen! On April 8th, 2019, I'll start my NOBO AT thru-hike. I'm a Houston native that accidentally fell in love with mountains during graduate school in Colorado. I left my job as a geologist in the oil industry back in Houston to get closer to mountains (and my girlfriend) in Utah. While finding life's next step, I'm going to take a couple million towards Maine.

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Four Useless Statistics About My AT Thru So Far

Four Useless Statistics About My AT Thru So Far

Humans are flawed. Luckily for us, we have completely unbiased and important number facts. These number facts tell the whole tale of my thru-hike

Apr 19, 2019 : Stephen Heron
Appalachian Trail Gear List by a Serial Procrastinator

Appalachian Trail Gear List by a Serial Procrastinator

Some people procrastinate by screwing around on reddit. Others play games on their phone. Me? I like to obsess over look at gear and pretend I'm as

Apr 6, 2019 : Stephen Heron
Questions My Mom Asked Me About the Appalachian Trail

Questions My Mom Asked Me About the Appalachian Trail

When I announced my intentions to walk across the country, I was bombarded by questions from my loving mother. Fortunately, this barrage of

Apr 1, 2019 : Stephen Heron