Archive for the 'Appalachian Trail' Category



Trail Angel: Redefined?

Published on November 25, 2016

Recently I’ve gotten the impression that the term “trail angel” means someone who maintains the trail. Trail maintainers are wonderful people – great spirit, great intention. Love them. Love to put the spotlight on trail maintainers for all their back breaking efforts. But when I created this blog – I was thinking that it was […]


Hiking Buddy

Published on July 2, 2012

Here is a fun one from a decade (or more) ago: My hiking buddy, JaSon


Found this – wilderness awareness

Published on February 26, 2010

Great little website: http://www.wildernessawareness.org/ Wish that I could be out there doing the 9 month wilderness stuff – that would be amazing, intense and definitely fulfill many of my “rite-of-passage” internal needs. I don’t see it happening any time soon, so maybe I can just learn it in pieces, at my own pace.


Caught a whiff

Published on December 11, 2009

I stepped outside of the office this morning to move between buildings and the air hit my nostrils right and WOW. What I would give to be out on the trail this morning. To hear the birds, to smell the fire, to feel every inch of my being stretching out from a cool night and […]


Upcoming plans

Published on September 11, 2009

Looks like we are going to get to hike from Keys Gap all the way up to Weverton Campsites. Its only about 11 or so miles, with a few elevation changes but we figure this is our best way to get back into hiking up here. We’ll update more as we get closer.


Great Hike!

Published on July 6, 2009

Okay – by regular standards – it wasn’t really all that great. But I got to go out – so just being in the woods with all the beautiful birds and bright green ferns – it was great. Spent this time around the Dahlgren Campground which is just a few yards south of Alt Rt […]