Getting into Hot Water

Getting into Hot Water

In addition to articles about the Appalachian Trail occasionally we will post about other travels we have had. This piece of travel writing is an excerpt from my memoir Costa Rica Curious and takes place on our due diligence trip before we moved to Costa Rica.  Grecia...
La Sportiva Wildcat Review

La Sportiva Wildcat Review

Trail runners have replaced traditional boots as the preferred footwear for an Appalachian Trail thru-hike. I chose La Sportiva Wildcats for our 2,200 mile journey and this is my La Sportiva Wildcat review. Before making the firm decision of thru-hiking in trail...
THRU-HIKING THE APPALACHIAN TRAIL – The Book

THRU-HIKING THE APPALACHIAN TRAIL – The Book

“I think this book is worth 10 Appalachian Trail memoirs.” ~ Evan “eWolf” Schaeffer – Evan’s Backpacking Videos (YouTube)   Thru-Hiking the Appalachian Trail is the perfect guidebook for someone wanting to hike the AT. The book touches on just about everything...
Snakes on the Appalachian Trail

Snakes on the Appalachian Trail

Overall, Chica and I were surprised by the number of animals we saw during our 6-months on the Appalachian Trail. Maybe it’s because we hiked as a couple and were not very stealthy, but we just didn’t see that many, especially mammals. Four bears, two moose, a few...
A Walk for Sunshine – excerpt

A Walk for Sunshine – excerpt

If you are like me consuming hiking books is like eating after you have been on the trail for a month … you read everything you can get your hands on. Today we provide you with an excerpt from A Walk for Sunshine, Jeff Alt’s memoir of thru-hiking...