relationships

Why Relationships are Easier on the AT

Why Relationships are Easier on the AT

If I had a dollar for every time a well-meaning individual gazed at Rocky and I, saying: “If you two survived the Appalachian Trail, you can survive anything together,” I would...

Dec 6, 2015 : Maggie Slepian
Metropolitan Hiking (Part Two)

Metropolitan Hiking (Part Two)

I married my wife (“Space Monkey”) on perhaps the rainiest day I've ever seen in New York City. One witness to our courthouse wedding reassured me that rain on one's...

Oct 22, 2015 : Joe Schmidt
Why Relationships Thrive on the Appalachian Trail

Why Relationships Thrive on the Appalachian Trail

One of the aspects of thru hiking the Appalachian Trail I was most excited about was all the people I would meet along the way. I heard stories about friendships...

Nov 5, 2014 : Jessica Porter
Telling Your Family You’re Moving to the Woods

Telling Your Family You’re Moving to the Woods

Or, "Tell me about your trip! I'll try to keep a straight face for this." Next April, my significant other and I are undertaking a massive challenge. A journey that...

Aug 12, 2014 : Cori