Finding a Group of Like Minded Individuals

To the outside world there is no difference between one stinky thru hiker and the next. You have to be some shade of a little bit crazy to want to hike 2,000+ miles in six months, and most strangers and laymen lump us all together as one group with a collective set of motivation, morals, … Continue reading Finding a Group of Like Minded Individuals

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800 Miles = Nutrition Breakdown

In one of our first post about trail nutrition we made a comment about coming back and touching on this all important topic as the hike progresses. For the first 700 miles nothing came up worth wring about but in the last two weeks it seems like almost every hiker we meet up with is … Continue reading 800 Miles = Nutrition Breakdown

Daleville, VA: June 24th (724.0mi) to Waynesboro, VA: July 2nd (857.2mi)

Coming off The Ultimate Trail Magic that you just read about we expected our walk to Waynesboro, Virginia to be filled with thunderstorms every day, trails made from sharpened rocks and a deer every mile to make Hunter run off chasing them. I almost feel like it is bad luck to share this, but our … Continue reading Daleville, VA: June 24th (724.0mi) to Waynesboro, VA: July 2nd (857.2mi)

Pearisburg, VA: June 17th (630.3mi) to Daleville, VA: June 24th (724.0mi)

Looking back, our 100 mile stretch from Pearisburg, Virginia to Daleville, Virginia seemed to be memorable for two reasons: the incredible views and natural wonders we witnessed, and the damage done to our bodies to experience Mother Nature's beauty. Normally we don't write about a six day section, but the sights along the way were … Continue reading Pearisburg, VA: June 17th (630.3mi) to Daleville, VA: June 24th (724.0mi)

Hunter’s First 500 Miles

Our pup, Hunter, joined us after Lindsay healed up from her tailbone dislocation to finish off our 2014 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike team; making us Hunter and The Fat Kids. Hunter is not your average pound dog and therefore not your average trail dog either. What they didn't tell us when we adopted him from the … Continue reading Hunter’s First 500 Miles