Halfmile used to maintain free maps, compiled from public sources and updated by hikers, for hikers. There’s a decent amount of work needed to keep these current. For a number of reasons, they’re no longer being updated. The new NatGeo […more]
8-plus minute highlight reel from my 2018 thruhike.
I talk about five bad days I had while hiking the PCT. Instead of bragging about how everything was great, here’s a dose of reality.
From solo Lone Wolf hikers to Caravans of a dozen, I discuss social dynamics on long distance trails.
If you’re looking for another story of swashbuckling adventure, filled with daring pickup truck hitches, pictures of snowy peaks, and musings on the proper way to eat couscous, this won’t be for you. Old uncle Smokebeard’s going to get a […more]