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I'm a former backcountry ranger, trail builder, professor of outdoor education, and Appalachian Trail caretaker and ridge runner. Today I'm the founding member of Friends of the Trans Adirondack Route and founder and resident author of Beechwood Books. Now up to 1,000 nights camped out, 2,000 summits climbed, and 15,000 miles hiked. more: transadk.com