Found a great resource for RI hiking

November 25, 2016 smokebeard 0

While researching my hike through Border’s Farm, I came across this great site focusing on hiking in Rhode Island and SE New England.   Excellent resource. The Foster town Conservation Commission is working with RIDEM and the Foster Land Trust […more]

Trip Report: RI North South Trail

July 8, 2016 smokebeard 13

Over the holiday weekend I thru-hiked the Rhode Island North/South Trail, a 78 mile path from the Atlantic Ocean to the RI/MA border in Burrillville, RI. Total time: approx 3.5 days Total mileage: approx 80 miles including travel from the […more]

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1997 AT Mileage

January 24, 2015 smokebeard 0

I started southbound in June of 1997, with too much pack weight, bad boots, and a few unrealistic expectations.   By Hannover my fasciitis was so bad, I had to get off the trail.   Here’s a Google doc spreadsheet of my […more]

1999 AT hike mileage

January 23, 2015 smokebeard 0

In 1999 I completed my AT hike, having done 450+ miles in 1997, getting off the trail in Hannover due to crippling plantar fasciitis.   I’ve created a Google Docs spreadsheet of my camp locations, miles per day, and a running […more]