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My name is Jake Arens, but you can call me Sidetrack. I’ll be making my second Appalachian Trail Thru Hike attempt in 2022. I’m a golf course greenskeeper, freelance writer, avid traveler and outdoor enthusiast living in Florida. I'm always working on cool writing projects and having crazy adventures. You'll find my hiking related stuff on The Trek. You can check out my other work at JakeArens.com or find me on Facebook, Instagram and LinkdIn.