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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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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Halfway There

I can’t believe that over 300 miles have been hiked since my last post! The summer days are growing longer, and time is flying by at an ever-increasing clip. I am finishing up writing/editing this post on an Econolodge bathroom floor in Harper’s Ferry, WV as my parents sleep. They drove in from Cleveland to […]

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