Why I am walking 2,200 miles in 2019

This article originally appeared on my trail blog for The Trek which you can read here The Appalachian Trail is more than just a physical challenge, a great majority of it is actually a mental undertaking. What makes a person successfully walk 2,200 miles through the rain, over mountainous terrain, sleeping in unfordable conditions, withContinue reading “Why I am walking 2,200 miles in 2019”

Sources of information, inspiration, and motivation (to plan a thru hike of the Appalachian Trail)

This blog post originally appeared on my trail blog for The Trek which you can read here. Before hitting the trail I have asked countless questions about what I am really getting myself into. To answer this question I have done my own research on just about anything I could think of for the trail.Continue reading “Sources of information, inspiration, and motivation (to plan a thru hike of the Appalachian Trail)”

Data I would like to potentially collect and analyze for my AT thru hike

While I am on the AT I plan to record certain data daily so I can analyze them at the end of my hike for my own entertainment and to give other hikers information. Here are some of the things I want to track. If you have any other interesting ideas please leave them inContinue reading “Data I would like to potentially collect and analyze for my AT thru hike”