What Comes Next? (worth reading to the end)

A question thru-hikers started asking each other a month away from the summit of Mt Katahdin. It's also a question that everyone back home asks when you finally finish your "vacation in the woods". It's a question that 99% of northbound thru-hikers standing on Springer Mountain expected to have a concrete answer for by the … Continue reading What Comes Next? (worth reading to the end)

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Clay’s Turn to Summarize the Appalachian Trail

It has been almost two months since Lindsay and I finished our 2,185.3 mile adventure. In the past six weeks we’ve let ourselves rest and recuperate, visited with families and friends and most importantly filled our bellies to replace some missing body fat. Whenever we’ve shared some time with someone that has been following along … Continue reading Clay’s Turn to Summarize the Appalachian Trail

Lindsay’s Reflections on the Appalachian Trail – Part 2

If you missed the first half of my (Lindsay) thoughts on our 2014 Appalachian Trail Thru Hike click HERE. If you want to read part two then click "Continue Reading" down below. The worst part of the trail was that I had lost 15lbs. It sucked. I know, there aren't many girls who complain about … Continue reading Lindsay’s Reflections on the Appalachian Trail – Part 2

Lindsay’s Reflections on the Appalachian Trail – Part I, The Good Days

Wow, it's hard to summarize the thoughts of 5 months of hiking into a single blog post, but here it goes! (I'll make sure it isn't too long.) Hiking the Appalachian Trail isn't something I'd ever considered. Ever. In fact, until recently I didn't even know what it was. Being from Saskatchewan - the flat … Continue reading Lindsay’s Reflections on the Appalachian Trail – Part I, The Good Days