AT Blog #6: Bears / Big Apple / Baldwin

Hanover, New Hampshire! I’ve hiked a grand total of 1,736 miles from Springer Mountain in Georgia. Hanover is the home of the prestigious Dartmouth College. Yes, the Ivy League school folks; I'm tryin’ to shake some hands. Since my last blog I traversed New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Vermont. It’s convenient that the … Continue reading AT Blog #6: Bears / Big Apple / Baldwin

AT Blog #4: Star Power / Dumpster Diving / The Baltimore Wave

Wow...  I have to admit, this is the first time I've been truly impressed with myself on this journey. Halfway… I've hiked 1,014 mile. I'm halfway done with the Appalachian Trail. I have attempted to keep track of the number of mountains we have climbed, but at this point it seems to be too many … Continue reading AT Blog #4: Star Power / Dumpster Diving / The Baltimore Wave

AT Blog #3: Raindow Monkeys / Green Dogs / Talladega

725 miles complete. That's 1/3 of the entire Appalachian Trail from Georgia to Maine. I'm in Daleville, Virginia and feeling on top of the world (yet surprisingly tired) for making it this far. That's the equivalent of walking the interstate from Birmingham, Alabama to Milwaukee, Minnesota. Let's do a people update to give you an … Continue reading AT Blog #3: Raindow Monkeys / Green Dogs / Talladega

AT Blog #2: The Duck Walk / King Clinton / Interstate Camping

Here I am in Damascus, Virginia. 463 miles complete; Georgia, Tennessee, and North Carolina complete; first section of the Appalachian Trail complete. So to kick things off, I think some people might be confused as to what the hell I'm doing exactly… So I'm going to do my best to explain. There are so many … Continue reading AT Blog #2: The Duck Walk / King Clinton / Interstate Camping

AT Blog #1: Funky Flames / Women Advice / Hitchhiking

So we've walked 164 miles. We've hiked in sun, rain, 50 mph winds, sleet, snow, lightning, and hail. We've summited 18 mountains. We've slept In the snow with temperatures as low as 19 degrees. I started solo… alone. I say “we” because I am meeting so many interesting, amazing, and weird people that share the … Continue reading AT Blog #1: Funky Flames / Women Advice / Hitchhiking