I was a prospective 2016 AT NoBo thru-hiker, but leaning more toward a SoBo or flip-flop now. Also I'm a retired Army Sergeant First Class that lives in Kentucky with my three teenagers. I'm newly back into hiking and backpacking after some time away from it while serving in the military. I bring into these new adventures a completely different outlook than I had 20+ years ago when I originally wanted to do this hike.
Hey, I made a rhyme! Seriously though, I made it to northbound mile 318 - Sam's Gap, and I quit the trail. When I left Hot Springs several days
Nothing is worse than dealing with itchy swamp ass. You scratch it and it gets irritated causing you to scratch it again and before you know it you have the baboons ass on the products label.
I'm lying here in my bed at Hiker Hostel after sitting in my car for about a seven hour drive to Georgia. My dog was in the back seat and I
In February this year I had to delay my start date because I was kind of in the middle of helping my friends rebuild a new home and it would have
About two weeks back I came across a quote in an email from another blog site that I follow/read called Purpose Fairy. (First a major shout out to
While recently traveling abroad in Thailand I was hoping to come across some possible sweet deals on gear, mostly stuff to replace heavier versions
As I prepare more for my hike this next Spring I keep telling people how much I wish it was already March so I could be on trail heading north to
Is the question my close friends and family are thinking when I tell them of my plan to hike the Appalachian Trail next year... What comes out