Category: Hiking

To Hike or Not to Hike in an Uncertain Time

My thoughts as I ponder whether or not to continue with a planned long section hike of the Appalachian Trail during the pandemic in 2020.

A Look Inside My Head: What Is the Drive Behind My Long-Distance Hike?

I reflect on some of the reasons I’m planning to do another long distance hike on the Appalachian Trail in 2020.

Shenandoah National Park, 2017: The First Time I Met the Appalachian Trail in Person

I reflect on a trip I took with a friend in 2017 to do some day hiking in Shenandoah National Park, which was the first time I stood on the Appalachian Trail.

1,512 Miles to Go: Welcome to My Appalachian Trail Journey

An introduction to who I am and my hiking experience on the Appalachian Trail in 2019.

My Best Attempt in Words at the Feelings I Was Left With After 570 Miles on the Appalachian Trail

Feelings after completing 570 miles hiking the Appalachian Trail in 2019.

The big questions: How did I make this happen, and what is the Appalachian Trail anyways?

An overview of basic facts about the Appalachian Trail, and how I personally made a long section hike happen.

The tale of the 16 mile day that went wrong but also went so right on the Appalachian Trail in Virginia

My recount of a particularly memorable day of hiking on the Appalachian Trail in Virginia in 2019 during a long section hike.

Appalachian Trail 2019 Update #3 – Coming at You From Trail Days!

My experience at Trail Days in Damascus, Virginia in 2019.

Quick Appalachian Trail 2019 Update #2

A trail update during a long section hike of the Appalachian Trail in 2019 about lessons I learned on the trail.

And for my next order of business, I hike some of the Appalachian Trail

I review my plans to hike a long section of the Appalachian Trail in 2019.