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Storms Pass – Leaving Vermont

Storms Pass – Leaving Vermont

Mud has been a serious problem for my adventures through Vermont with rainy days being plentiful and tiring. Body pains and a week-long stint in Rutland put me behind the...

Sep 8, 2017 : Jeremy Gottschalk
Continuing After Trail Days

Continuing After Trail Days

With the rains returned, the quiet of nature helps me adjust to the aftershock of Trail Days. The weekend was packed with amazing and wonderful reunions, bands, gear vendors, activities,...

May 23, 2017 : Jeremy Gottschalk
From Tides to Trail : Finding A New Community After Leaving the Military

From Tides to Trail : Finding A New Community After Leaving the Military

Mile 460. As I reflect, I left my job in Hawaii over a year and a half ago. It was a hard transition to hang up my Navy uniform and...

May 13, 2017 : Jeremy Gottschalk
Week 1: The Fellowship and The Four Trials

Week 1: The Fellowship and The Four Trials

Week One: The Fellowship of the Trail

Apr 12, 2017 : Jeremy Gottschalk
What’s In a Name? (Part 2) How They Earned Their Trail Names

What’s In a Name? (Part 2) How They Earned Their Trail Names

  Hi, everyone. Due to the outpouring of new stories and feedback from the community, I have gone ahead and included as many more fun and interesting trail name stories in...

Mar 23, 2017 : Jeremy Gottschalk
Don’t Stop Believing: Departing for a Journey

Don’t Stop Believing: Departing for a Journey

A few things I thought worthy of sharing before departing for my 2016 NoBo AT Thru-Hike.

Mar 3, 2016 : Cupcake!
Two Halves of a Whole Idiot

Two Halves of a Whole Idiot

Bryson said it best "hiking was a tiring, dirty, pointless slog between distantly spaced comfort zones." And I found it's much harder to find someone to thru hike than I...

Dec 1, 2015 : Kimmy Morris
Surviving A Year With The Itch

Surviving A Year With The Itch

One year of serious planning, doubts, & fears. One year of reading gear reviews until I thought my eyes might bleed & a year of buying gear until I though...

Nov 25, 2015 : Kimmy Morris