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What the HAIL????

What the HAIL????

I've been delayed! It's nothing to do with not being ready for my AT Thru Hike, but LIFE Happens! I was ready to take off for Georgia on Sunday, but...

Mar 18, 2017 : Larry
Last Minute Things To Do

Last Minute Things To Do

I have a list of things to do before I head to Georgia in about two weeks -- March 21st is my start date. The list isn't long nor difficult,...

Mar 5, 2017 : Larry
The GOOD(news), the SORE(bod) & the GNARLY(details) of THRU-HIKE TRAINING

The GOOD(news), the SORE(bod) & the GNARLY(details) of THRU-HIKE TRAINING

Ever since we, my daughter Alexa and I, decided to SOBO thru-hike beginning in June, strength training has been THE hot topic: charts, schedules, fully loaded hikes, gym workouts, me...

Feb 18, 2017 : Kate Stillwell
Just like an Old Pair of Boots – Worn Out

Just like an Old Pair of Boots – Worn Out

There are days I feel like an old worn out pair of boots.  I know they still have some life in the them, but are they past their usefulness?  The...

Feb 7, 2017 : Larry
Ozark Trail (OT) – Last Minute Hiking Trip

Ozark Trail (OT) – Last Minute Hiking Trip

I've been talking about doing some hiking BEFORE the AT Thru Hike because I've a virgin hiker (never done an overnight hiking trip where you are backcountry camping).  It's been...

Nov 15, 2016 : Larry
Back to the grind

Back to the grind

After a few weeks off from the AT Preparations, I'm back at it. In case you didn't know, I had two surgeries (both elbows) over the past 12 weeks. This...

Nov 3, 2016 : Larry
TEST TEST TEST…This is a TEST

TEST TEST TEST…This is a TEST

TEST, TEST, TEST...this is a test of the Appalachian Trail Thru Hike equipment and gear! One of the key aspects of getting ready for a Thru Hike is TESTING your...

Jul 29, 2016 : Larry
National Geographic’s AT Film — A MUST See

National Geographic’s AT Film — A MUST See

If you haven't already watched this little video, you are missing out! I happened to stumble across the

Jul 26, 2016 : Larry
Doctor Appointment…NEW Info

Doctor Appointment…NEW Info

I'm crushed.  After an initial call from the Doctor, I wasn't supposed to have surgery...now I have a few surgeries planned over the next few months. To make a long...

Jul 25, 2016 : Larry
Resupply…it feeds your hike

Resupply…it feeds your hike

Resuppy...it's what will keep you in the game on your AT Thru Hike. So...I'm reading the AT Thru Hiker's Companion "Wandering the Wild"  who made a plan with 2 tenets...1)...

Jul 21, 2016 : Larry