When I walked away from Pinkham Notch, New Hampshire, on July 7th, 2017, I felt as if that was the hardest thing I had to do on my entire hike. I was tired, I had to leave all of my friends and a place I felt very comfortable and hike on alone into unfamiliar territory. […]Read more "Appalachian Trail Update #15: Maine"
Update #8 – Pennsylvania Rocks! Rocksylvania they call it. “Where boots go to die,” they say. As I hiked north from Carlisle, PA, I wondered when it would start. For some reason, it seemed like no matter how far we got, the severe rocks never showed up, and people ominously warned us “oh, they’re coming.” […]Read more "Appalachian Trail Update #8-14: The Rest of the Story (Mostly)"