Each week I'll be sharing five things about thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail that I've discovered, learned, heard about, realized or gleaned as I'm immersed in planning my own thru-hike.
This week, I share five things to do five months before you get on the trail. Number five may surprise you! Read More
I'm training for my 2017 Appalachian Trail thru-hike and I realized I don't have to be a martyr for 2,000 miles. At least not where my feet are concerned. I need to treat them well because I'm counting on them for so much.
When I realized my boots might be doing me more harm than good, I took cues from the thru-hikers I crossed paths with last year in New Hampshire. I'm training in trail runners and I've got the Pro/Con breakdown on the blog, today. Read More