Monthly Archives: February 2013

Five Weeks and Counting!

I am so excited (obsessed according to my wife) as the time to start my AT thru-hike approaches. I feel like I’m ready to go right now…except for two things: 1) It’s still too darn cold. I have a lot … Continue reading

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To Cook or Not to Cook?

I have been debating this question for several months now. I have a stove, a Jetboil Flash, that my wife gave me for Christmas last year. It’s a great stove that is simple to operate, boils water really fast, and … Continue reading

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A Long, Cold Hike to Cold Mountain

I’ve been doing some long training hikes recently to work myself back into trail shape after a nice break in Florida. Yesterday it was 29 degrees when I started a ten-mile hike on the AT from Route 60 east of … Continue reading

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