Post Trail Questions

At first, I thought I'd love answering questions about Trail Life. This is going to be so cool, I thought, I'm going to have the coolest stories, everyone is going to want to talk about it, man, I'm going to look pretty bad ass. I could handle it. I could talk about this stuff for days. I …

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Lil Wayne Comes Home – The Transition Back to Real Life.

Readjusting to society has been hilarious. My first night back I was tumbling around the house touching everything, yelling about how excited I was. FOOD in the FRIDGE?! A hot MEAL?! A TOILET?! CLOTHES that don't smell like a moldy barn?! It felt shocking and exciting to have so much again. I was no longer …

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Stories from the Woods: Smarts Mountain

The following is the story behind a random photograph from my Northbound adventure on 1,189.8 miles of the Appalachian Trail. This time I bring you to Smarts Mountain in New Hampshire, where I had a classic "break down" and felt like giving up. Spoiler alert: I kept hiking.  Smarts Mountain, NH I don't want there …

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Stories from the Woods: Bear Mt. in Massachusetts

The following is the story behind a random photograph from my Northbound adventure on 1,189.8 miles of the Appalachian Trail. Today I show you a moment of true friendship atop Bear Mountain in Massachusetts, where I stood with my smelly hiker friends and made jokes in front of clean day hikers.  Bear Mountain, Massachusetts I …

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Stories from the Woods: Nahmakanta Lake

The following is the story behind a random photograph from my Northbound adventure on 1,189.8 miles of the Appalachian Trail. This is Nahmakanta Lake, tucked away in the Hundred Mile Wilderness in Maine. It is here that I experienced a combination of longing, happiness, and melancholy all at once.   Nahmakanta Lake, Maine Behind the camera, …

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Stories from the Woods: Saddleback Mountain

The following is the story behind a random photo taken on my excursion Northbound through the Appalachian Trail.  Saddleback Mountain, Maine. I've been lucky in that people haven't too often asked me what my favorite part of the trek was, because how could I feasibly choose. But this moment is definitely up there with the …

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