Ramen Embargo and Trail Nutrition

So out of the 2,000ish hikers taking off on the A.T. this year there are probably 200+ blogs that tell their story. Most of them are a daily log of which road they crossed, daily mileage and when they had been rained on. We are trying  to do something with a bit more content to … Continue reading Ramen Embargo and Trail Nutrition

Appalachian Trail Prep Part IV: The Gear (sans Clothes)

Over the last couple posts we covered the logistics, training and food planning that we have put into the start of our Appalachian Trail adventure. Prior to leaving Maine we spent all night and drained two pots of coffee laying out gear, re-hashing our packing list, weighing each piece and of course taking pictures of … Continue reading Appalachian Trail Prep Part IV: The Gear (sans Clothes)

Appalachian Trail Prep Part III: The Food

When you decide to undertake a summer activity that burns an extra 4,000 calories a day and you plan on doing it for 160 days, food becomes a major concern. The standard approach to food on the AT is to carry as little as possible between towns and when you go into town to resupply … Continue reading Appalachian Trail Prep Part III: The Food