The Trail Provides

I finished my thru hike over a year ago and the trail has yet to stop providing. This weekend, I move to Alaska to house sit for the winter. In many ways, this turn of events feels like a logical, direct extension of the AT.

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Time Change

“Thru hiking taught me to accept each day, regardless of trail conditions, as an opportunity rather than a means to an end.” Hiking the Appalachian Trail redefined how I value my time.

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Success

Last Thursday, September 7th, I summited Mt. Katahdin in Baxter State Park and completed my northbound Appalachian Trail thru hike. The 2189 mile trail took me through Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine.  The hike took me exactly 24 weeks, about 5.5 […]

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Towntime

I head into a town once every week or so to resupply, take a shower, do laundry, sleep in a bed, gorge at a restaurant, or some combination thereof. In no particular order, here are some pics of town life from the first half of my trip. 

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