Monthly Archives: January 2015

Mustachios, Muchachos!

Three more days at sea, a couple of days to sample the fleshpots of Santiago, Chile, and then we’ll be winging our way home. It’s been a wonderful trip, but my sights are already set on the next big adventure. … Continue reading

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Backpacking Gearheads

And the Antarctic cruise continues, giving me plenty of time to write between bouts of penguin, seal, and killer whale watching. Still not terribly effective as a training regimen, but the scenery is amazing! Before dashing off for the Antarctic … Continue reading

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Why Hike The Appalachian Trail?

Well, the Antarctic has been a blast. It’s not really helping me prepare much for the hike which is now just eight weeks away. The total extent of the hiking I’ve done on this voyage, consist of jaunts from the … Continue reading

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It’s a little less than three months till the date I’ve set when I’ll set out on my hike. Lots of other people preparing for this hike are spending the time researching gear, dehydrating food for the Trail, and getting … Continue reading

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Trail Info

I should present a little infodump on the Appalachian Trail, like why it’s there, and why people hike it. The Appalachian Trail, or AT, is a footpath that runs parallel to the much of the Eastern Seaboard. It is, at … Continue reading

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The Appalachian Trail Q&A #1

At this point, I’m still undecided what exactly I’ll be doing about journaling my Appalachian Trail hike. There’s a site that hosts trail journals called, appropriately enough, Trail Journals, and there’s also my blog, Foolish Questions. I could post on … Continue reading

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I’m Back

So, yeah, soon, if all goes to plan, I’ll be setting off to hike the Appalachian Trail. I’ll be starting in mid-March, the day after St. Patrick’s Day, as a matter of fact. I don’t know if that is an … Continue reading

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