Is it bad that one of my life goals is to become hikertrash? The White Mountains of New Hampshire are my playground and I'm planning on thru hiking the Long Trail in Vermont summer of 2018.
In The Beginning... I'm a planner; a list-making, ultra-organized, calendar-keeping, goal-setter. Planning for something is all part of the fun for
Living with Pain and Not Giving Up We put our faith in our doctor's ability to fix us when we are hurt, but what happens when they can't fix you?
Reflections... “This strangely still pause between summer and autumn, greenery and gold, and the heat and rising wind that is
We've all read the words thousands of times while perusing the various blogs put out by fellow hikers. They ring in my ears when I'm being passed by
Hikers are a unique breed. They come in many forms and from many different backgrounds. There are day hikers, and overnight backpackers, thru
So, What's Next? You have to learn to crawl before you can learn to walk, and you have to learn to walk before you can run. There's an order to
Seesaws I'm riding a proverbial seesaw and I don't like it. My plans to thru hike the Long Trail in Vermont this summer are currently up in the air
Breaking the News How do you go about telling your family that you want to live in the woods and walk 273+ miles from Massachusetts to Canada?
Why Thru Hike? I've spent an exorbitant amount of time browsing thru hiker's posts on Appalachian Trials and The Trek over the past year and always
Introducing... Hi everyone, my name is Socked In and I'm a hiker. This summer, I am setting out on my VERY FIRST thru hike on the Long Trail in