Blazing Ahead—a story of their individual and combined efforts, hardships, and victories that lead to what is now the Appalachian Trail. Appalachian Odyssey, a story of the 28-year journey of two
Review of The Appalachian Forest, A Search For Roots and Renewal by Chris Bolgiano (Stackpole Books, 1988, 280 pages) Anyone backpacking the Appalachian Trail between Springer Mountain and the
Disclosure: the following book was donated for the purpose of this review. In a world where every budding long distance hiker has their own social media channel soliciting "expert" backpacking
I was also impressed that all the ingredients could be packed into a one quart zip lock freezer bag. When it came time to prepare my dinner, all I had...
Defining Spirit(uality), a reflection from the perspective of a Certified Yoga Instructor. Julianne Roth posted a nice piece about hiking as spiritual endeavor that she
Reviewing "The two continued to follow parallel paths by attending Harvard University and delving into writing, activism and hiking in New England. He wrote Benton MacKaye: Conservationist, Planner
There were several times when reading Gary Sizer's "Where's the Next Shelter?" provides the first-hand experiences of Gary "Green Giant" Sizer as he encounters multiple hurdles on the path to
My reasons for hiking the Appalachian Trail lean more towards self-discovery, mindfulness, and meditation. In order to set a foundation for a mindful and meditative thru-hike, I've been reading many
Thru Hiking Will Break Your Heart: A Book Review I first stumbled upon Carrot Quinn’s book while I was attempting my thru hike of the Appalachian Trail. I must’ve been...