Appalachian Trail

On my way in to town this morning I saw a man walking up the road with a large pack. “He looks like a thru hiker,” I thought. So I turned around at McDonald’s and stopped in his path on the other side of the Sleep Inn. “Are you going to the trail?” He points […]

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Last year about this time I was getting ready to leave for the Appalachian Trail. It’s actually a little hard to believe that it is only a memory now. But this year has been just as amazing so far. I’ve traveled all over the country with the beautiful Eliza Hardin. She’s going to be famous […]

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Did you find what you were looking for? I was asked that a lot when I finished my hike and it kind of caught me off guard. My initial thought was that I didn’t know I was looking for anything. Was I supposed to be? I think it’s a great question though. Why did I […]

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The beard seems to be the latest form of cool these days. I’ve been growing mine for some time but it’s not just because it’s the latest fad. I could care less about the number of duck hunters with beards and I haven’t even seen a single episode of duck dynasty or what ever that […]

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I met Blue Velvet and Gardener in Gorham, NH. They are south bounders also known as SOBO’s. I gave them my number and told them that I’d love to give them some trail magic when they got to the Smokies whether that meant watching their dog or bringing them a couple cokes. It’s fun and […]

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