The first 150 miles are just training for the last 120. Or, as 3 high-octane SOBO hikers told me atop Stark’s Nest, “you’re getting into The Shit”. Part of me thinks, “bring it on”, while the other part starts the […more]
Long Trail hike week 1.
To celebrate the beginning of Summer, and to take advantage of the long days, I drove up to Massachusetts to knock off a long-held goal of mine, a traverse, and back, of the Blue Hills park. Map is here. The […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.