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The PULL is Real!

The PULL is Real!

Life is full of things that are a priority.   We all have stuff that pulls us in one direction or another.  I mean really pulls on us like the earth's gravity.  It's not something that...

Feb 7, 2017 : Larry
High Pointer 1 & 2 — Complete

High Pointer 1 & 2 — Complete

When you take on this challenge of hiking 2,200 miles, you come across many interesting facts and challenges in your research. You find things about Hiking that had never crossed...

Jan 9, 2017 : Larry
This Ticks Me OFF

This Ticks Me OFF

There's nothing fun, glamorous or exciting about TICKS!   I've been very careful about Where I hike of late because in Missouri in the summer, ticks abound! If you head...

Aug 30, 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
Doctor Report — Good News

Doctor Report — Good News

Today was my followup appointment regarding my knee pain.  After a little review of the MRI and another "touchy feely" examination, they think it may just be degenerative issues (I...

Jul 20, 2016 : Larry
Gear…it’s what you eat, sleep and dream about

Gear…it’s what you eat, sleep and dream about

Gear...who would have thought that it would consume so much of your time as you prepare for an Appalachian Trail Thru Hike?  I never imagined that I would be spending...

Jul 18, 2016 : Larry