I’m Alex and am choosing to define myself by the adventures I take. By trade, I’m a cook. For a long time that was the only thing I defined myself as and I was not balanced. I decided to step away from the kitchen and hike the Appalachian Trail. I did, returned to the kitchen, quit again, and now am preparing to hike the Pacific Crest Trail. I love to cook badass food and to do crazy things like take walks across the country. I’m not sure where life is headed but for now, North will do!
As I stare at this empty page and Trek dashboard I can’t help but think – So much has changed. In my head, I’m the same person that I’ve always
When other hikers on the trail heard what we do in "real life," they all reacted the same way: "I bet you have the best meals out here!" For those
As aspiring thru hikers, it can be daunting, even intimidating, to think about the gear needed to walk 2,190 miles. We are here to say, stop
We Here is a great article how to focus in and maybe trim some ounces for those that are ultralight. For us, we went for comfort in this area, which
Outdoor Gear Lab has a great article on some of the mainstream backpacking tents. There are also companies such as Hyperlite who make them to order
In our Upper Goose Pond Cabin that are free to stay and if planned right, could be a great day off in the woods. In our entire 200+ days on the
We did it! We hiked 2,190 miles from Georgia to Maine. Remember that time when two people who never backpacked before and really had no idea what
Hey friends! So we know that we are long overdue for a post and have been going back and forth on what our next post should be. Being 427 miles
Hey everyone! I'll take over from here! If you did not read, Clearwater brought us through our second week on the trail up to Franklin. Sorry
Hey friends! Sorry we haven’t blogged in two weeks! The cell phone service hasn’t aligned too well with our desire to keep you updated on our trip.