Long distance hiking

The Dirt on the Trail: Chapter 14

The Dirt on the Trail: Chapter 14

Last Dance in Gorham We hitched back to Gorham to resupply and ended up back at Mr. Pizza for beer. The solar eclipse had everyone worked up according to the...

Sep 3, 2017 : Stubbs
The Dirt on the Trail: Chapter 13

The Dirt on the Trail: Chapter 13

Many Views and Land O' Lakes The Whites continue to impress! After scoring some trail magic at Crawford Notch, we were stunned by Webster Cliffs' many views. We climbed Mt....

Aug 29, 2017 : Stubbs
What I Learned on This Year’s LASH

What I Learned on This Year’s LASH

At the end of every hike, it's a good idea to look back and reflect about what you learned and resolve to do some things differently next time. An Observation...

Aug 28, 2017 : George Turner (Old Growth)
7 Ways to Have Fun (and not die) on Vermont’s Long Trail

7 Ways to Have Fun (and not die) on Vermont’s Long Trail

The Long Trail is North America’s oldest established long-distance hiking trail. It’s a beauty to behold with many a beaver pond and serene lake, ski slopes with gorgeous views, flowing...

Aug 22, 2017 : Sprout
The Dirt on the Trail: Chapter 12

The Dirt on the Trail: Chapter 12

The Omelette Guy We finished the climb to the summit of Mt. Cube, then made our way down towards Cape Moonshine Road. The Omelette Guy and his dog, Lips, were not...

Aug 18, 2017 : Stubbs
The Dirt on the Trail: Chapter 11

The Dirt on the Trail: Chapter 11

Sadness at Cloudland I woke up early to catch the sunrise. Unfortunately my phone died before the colors really started coming out in the clouds. Gumby contacted a Trail Angel...

Aug 16, 2017 : Stubbs
Getting My Slack Packer Glow On

Getting My Slack Packer Glow On

I met Namaste in Virginia at the Woods Hole Hostel (where we all held hands and expressed gratitude for things like coffee and a dry place to sleep and trail...

Aug 10, 2017 : Deane "Roo" Giordano
The Dirt on the Trail: Chapter 10

The Dirt on the Trail: Chapter 10

Stratton Mountain and Gloomy Weather It rained a little overnight and off and on throughout the next day which gave us the full blown "Vermud" experience that we've all heard...

Aug 6, 2017 : Stubbs
The Dirt on the Trail: Chapter 9

The Dirt on the Trail: Chapter 9

Dalton and Cheshire, MA We all slept pretty well at the Cookie Lady's place. Elmer Fudd, Bubba, Bobo, Frisbee, Gumby and I took turns mowing the yard, a favor for...

Aug 1, 2017 : Stubbs
How to Train for the Thru-Hiker Olympics

How to Train for the Thru-Hiker Olympics

Massachusetts is pretty, y'all! I'm taking a zero today in Great Barrington, MA. It's my first day off in about 600 miles. That's a lot of consecutive days of hiking...

Jul 27, 2017 : Deane "Roo" Giordano