Scott

Scott is a life-long hiker, who last year completed his first Appalachian Trail Thru-hike with his 14 year-old son. He is always happy to talk hiking, or anything for that matter, with anyone who'll spare the time.

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A Father and Son’s Five Favorite Things From Their 2017 AT Hike

A Father and Son’s Five Favorite Things From Their 2017 AT Hike

My son and I were asked what the best part of our thru-hike was. Here is what we came up with. Aidan’s (Age 14) Top Five 1) Kindness of

Jul 5, 2018 : Scott
The Psychological Impact of a Thru-Hike on Children and Adolescents

The Psychological Impact of a Thru-Hike on Children and Adolescents

When considering the most difficult part of a long-distance hike, many thru-hikers cite the mental game. The physical challenges are undeniable, and

Jun 8, 2018 : Scott
Parenting in the Woods: The Changing Parent/Child Dynamic During a Thru-Hike

Parenting in the Woods: The Changing Parent/Child Dynamic During a Thru-Hike

"How has the trail changed you?" This is probably one of the most frequently asked questions thru-hikers field during and after their hike. It

May 9, 2018 : Scott