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 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

Appalachian Trail Prep II: Daily Mileage and Fitness

In the last post we covered the basic logistic scheme for our 160 day, 2,185 mile hike from Springer Mountain, Georgia to Mt Katahdin, Maine; Better known as the Appalachian Trail or AT. The next part of the planning process dealt with figuring out how many miles we had to walk each day and making … Continue reading Appalachian Trail Prep II: Daily Mileage and Fitness