My name is Joe (he/him) - but you might know be as Mr. Overhill. I grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area, and in 2016, I thru hiked the PCT. Since then I have hiked numerous long trails, including the AT, AZT, Tahoe Rim Trail, Wonderland, and more. In my passion to live adventurously, and get others to live adventurously as well, I've dedicated myself to a career in Adventure Travel. Whether guiding travelers up Half Dome, or designing custom itineraries in North America, I am at my best when empowering others to get outside. My professional and recreational pursuits are intended to help bring awareness to the need to preserve wild places and our environment for generations to come.
If I learned anything from my travels on the Appalachian Trail, Pacific Crest Trail, and Continental Divide Trail, it's that hiking them would be
I've thru-hiked almost 9,000 miles in the last six years, including not just the likes of the North America Triple Crown, but also shorter trips like
Johnson Lake to Helena The Northern Montana section of the CDT began with a 1,200 ft. climb on day 84. It brought us to Warren Lake, which for my
Idaho Border to Lima I woke on day 71 along the Mack's Inn Alternate, which would take me through the community of Island Park instead of West
Encampment to Rawlins On the morning of 6/30/22 rain pounded my tent. The rhythm of the precipitation lulled me into a sense of
Chama to Pagosa Springs On the morning of 6/1/22 the owner of the hotel in Chama drove me and some other hikers up to the pass. We
It all started with a flight to Tucson. My partner and I enjoyed a weekend of some of the best Mexican food the US has to offer.
BEHOLD: my stuff One bite at a time. Not that I would ever eat an elephant, even if I could - I am vegetarian. I first heard of this while
Terminus photos for PCT, AT, and AZT Deconstructing the Hierarchy of Needs If weekend backpacking is getting your learner's permit, then thru
In a Hole in the Ground Lived a Hiker Northern Terminus of the PCT My hiking interest started long before thru hiking the PCT in 2016. I grew up