Day 133-135, July 13th-15th

Miles from Springer Mountain: 2161.9 Miles to Mount Katahdin: 30.1 It’s been a whirlwind of emotion during my time in the Hundred Mile Wilderness. Every so often a southbounder will congratulate me on my accomplishment, the signs post fewer and fewer miles to Katahdin, I’m now on the second to last page of my guidebook,Continue reading “Day 133-135, July 13th-15th”

Day 120-123, June 30-July 3rd

Miles from Springer Mountain: 1971.6 Miles to Mount Katahdin: 220.4 Thinking Maine would be easy can go in the books as one of my biggest underestimations on the Appalachian Trail. I’ve been completely getting my butt kicked over the last few days and my body has taken a beating. My knees constantly ache, my jointsContinue reading “Day 120-123, June 30-July 3rd”

Day 30-32, April 1-3

Miles from Springer Mountain: 428.5 Miles to Mount Katahdin: 1763.5 The last three days have been extremely noteworthy and momentous, days that keep me motivated to be on this beautiful trail. The minor accomplishments accelerate towards major as the bigger picture becomes more recognizable. On the 1st I finished my second state on the AT,Continue reading “Day 30-32, April 1-3”

Complete Gear Listing

LIVING Gossamer Gear Gorilla 40L, 33.6 oz. (2017 Version)Gossamer Gear The Two, w/ Stakes & Stuff Sack, 30 oz.Black Diamond Ergo Cork Trekking Poles, 18 oz.Enlightened Equipment Revelation, 20 oz. (Rated 30 Degrees)Therma Rest Z Lite Sol, 14 oz. COOKING Pot/Bowl Combo: Snowpeak Mini Solo Cookset, 6.4 oz.Spork: Snowpeak Titanium Spork, .6 oz.Gas: MSR Butane,Continue reading “Complete Gear Listing”

Hiking Plan – Prior to Start

The listing below is a simple, non-rigid hiking plan starting on March 3rd, constructed as a guideline to give myself an understanding of places I can meet people, how many days off I can take to reach my goal, and a baseline to plan for sleeping accommodations. This plan below hovers around the 20 milesContinue reading “Hiking Plan – Prior to Start”

My First Appalachian Trail Experience

The first time I ever stepped foot onto the Appalachian Trail was in 2014. A friend and I decided spontaneously that we were going to hike at least some small part of it. Within about 3 days we met, decided where we were going, borrowed some gear from our youth pastor, and were driving 10Continue reading “My First Appalachian Trail Experience”