Restful Days at Home, Recharging Body and Soul
The snow has melted, the trees have leafed-out and the black flies are out and biting with a vengeance. I have walked so far and found myself right here. Again.
Pre-Trail “Zero” Days: Take Them
Rest your body and mind, don't wear yourself out before the starting line.
How to Take a Zero Day in the Woods
Why take a zero away from the burgers and motels of town? Read on to find out.
10 Glorious Tips for Hiking in the Rain
10 Glorious Tips for Hiking in the Rain I started my thru-hike this week on Monday. The forecast said rain all week, but I was determined to start my hike,...
First Zero Day Zero Miles In
Monday. March 30th, 2015. I awake in my bed with one eye already open and thoughts, sensical and otherwise, racing through my head. Laundry, shower, vacuum, pack. My head is still...
If you think taking a zero means doing nothing, you're in for a surprise.
Hostels are Magic – I’ll keep going
Hostels are truly magical places. I'd heard that before. But you really have to experience it to understand it. I still cried a lot - I'm particularly weepy and homesick...