The Trek

Links to my Appalachian Trials (now “The Trek”) Blog Posts:

Goat Rocks:
Three Days In Goat Rocks

Hiking the Oregon Three-Sisters Loop
9 Highlights from the Three-Sisters Loop

Healthy Trail food for long-distance hikers:
Healthy Trail Food: The Good, The Organic, the Non-GMO

Tips for hiking the John Muir Trail if you’re new to long-distance hiking:
John Muir Trail (JMT) FAQ

Cooking grits on trail:
Trail Food: Grits 8 Ways

A conversation with New Hampshire hiking legends N&C Foote:
Interview with New Hampshire Hikers – Nancy and Charlie Foote

How to make an ultralight tarp-poncho:
MYOG: Make Your Own Ultralight Breathable Tarp-Poncho

A dozen “dirty” underrated things you might need on a thru-hike:
The Little Dirty Dozen

Highlights of Mt St Helens Loowit Trail:
11 Reasons You Have to Hike the Mt St Helens Loowit Trail

An Ode to the Long Trail of Vermont…and all it’s brown, muddy glory:
50 Shades of Brown: An Ode to the Long Trail of Vermont

Ever wanted to hike the Wonderland Trail? Deets here:
Circumnavigating Rainier: 9 Reasons to Hike the Wonderland Trail

The Trail Food Trifecta is half joke/half brutal truth
The Trail Food Trifecta: Ramen, Mac & Cheese, and Idahoans

Hike the Long Trail!
How to Prepare for Your Long Trail Thru Hike

Shin Splints suck! Get over them!
How I Overcame the Shin Splints (And How You Can, Too) In 9 Steps