Discovering a sense of home while hiking through the Great Smoky Mountains. Have you ever felt at home somewhere you’ve only been once?Read More Smoky Mountain Homecoming
Finding inspiration from my sister completing the Chicago Marathon.Read More Inspiration Pendulum
Finding some perspective on my nomadic life atop mountains overlooking Denali National Park.Read More Sense of Place (Up a Mountain)
My book about thru hiking the Appalachain Trail after my big gay divorce is well underway!Read More Book Update!
The Hiking Thru Podcast interviews long distance hikers about life on the trail. Check out Part 1 of my conversation with host Erin Egan here!Read More Hiking Thru Podcast Interview
A rundown of the 7 Leave No Trace Principles for enjoying nature responsibly.Read More Leave No Trace Principles
Jake Treks will soon feature new voices and perspectives on changing your life through outdoor adventure.Read More First Guest Post Inbound
Whether you’re a new hiker looking forward to some trails this spring, or you’re planning a long distance hike, I’d love to soften the learning curve by answering your questions.Read More Hiking Season Approaches, Ask Me Anything!