Below you’ll find a list of various blog posts that were created in 2013-2014 about my time preparing for and then hiking the Appalachian Trail.
Part I: Preparation
4/2/13: And so It Begins
4/4/13: Planning the Planning Process
7/16/13: How to Train for Hikes in Florida
1/13/14: How to Make a Camp Stove for Under $5
1/23/14: Backpacking Nutrition
1/31/14: Appalachian Trail Food
2/25/14: Thru-Hiker Trail Mix
3/10/14: Gear List
Part II: Appalachian Trials
During my thru-hike, I was a featured blogger for the website Appalachian Trials.
2/28/14: Hello from Montana
3/10/14: If These Videos don’t Inspire You to Thru-hike, Then Nothing Will
3/12/14: Life Transitions & Uncertainty
3/25/14: Update #1: Bear, BBQ, and Body Aches
4/17/14: Update #2: Leaky Tent, Creaky Tree, and Too Few Calories
5/3/14: Story #1: I Want to Be Tough as Nails
6/20/14: Update #3: On and Off the Trail Adventure
7/8/14: Story #2: Two Toenails down, 500 Miles to Go
9/6/14: Update #4: We Made It to Mt. Katahdin!?!
Part III: Post Trail Insight & Reflection
6/2/14: Gear Review: Salewa Wildfire Approach Shoes
11/9/14: Insight on a Frugal Thru-hike