Zach

Born in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada and raised in the PCT trail town of Lake Arrowhead. Now exploring Blue Ridge Mountains from Greenville, South Carolina. A connoisseur of winter ascents, snowshoeing and the National Parks; I have been to 37 of the 63 National Parks!!

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The Great Southeastern Loop: Foothills Section

The Great Southeastern Loop: Foothills Section

The Foothills Trail is one of the best trails I've ever hiked. This trail ranks high in comfort and quality. There is a nice bridge at nearly every

Aug 2, 2022 : Zach
Great Southeastern Loop: Shining Rock Section

Great Southeastern Loop: Shining Rock Section

The Art Loeb Trail. Wow. What do I say. I feel like the Art Loeb Trail was built entirely as a challenge trail. It's not comfortable. It's got

Jul 20, 2022 : Zach
The Great Southeastern Loop Has Begun

The Great Southeastern Loop Has Begun

  My adventure on the Great Southeastern Loop has finally begun! The plan was to start in early May at Springer Mountain, but my

Jun 27, 2022 : Zach
The Beginning of Something Special

The Beginning of Something Special

Hello to everyone out there on The Trek. I'm Zach, longtime follower, first-time blogger here. In 2007 Andrew Skurka completed the 6,875 Mile Great

Apr 9, 2022 : Zach