I'm an English teacher who turned into a superintendent and principal for a small school in rural Michigan. It's been 26 years since I stretched my legs on a long haul hike. The timing is right to hit it again, so I'm heading southbound during the summer and fall of 2017 on the CDT.
As I made Dubois, a thousand miles into my SOBO CDT hike, I hurt all over. The "Q" word was on my lips. "I want to go home," I told my wife. She'd
"I wonder if that tree branch will hold my weight," I thought as I wiped the sweat off my face with my sleeve. Grabbing ahold I pulled myself up over
The days until June 20 and my start on the Continental Divide Trail are crawling by despite being crushed with finishing work related
It's 158 days to my tentative Continental Divide Trail kick-off date. It sounds like quite a bit of time, but I'm starting to feel the push. As a
I'm excited. I've been refining gear, pouring over maps, planning out potential stops and maildrops, BUT telling the boss or the school board in my