Journal Entries and Articles
The hardest thing about hiking the AT is not what you think it is. Take a guess and see if you're right. You might be thinking it is the physical demand. Traversing 14 states, and over 2100 miles. You will find yourself hiking up one mountain, to get to the top and...read more
How much does it cost to hike the Appalachian Trail? The direct short answer is about $3000. If you can put that together, I can go over how you can get from Springer to Katahdin. Want to have more of a glamping experience? Then save up $5000. Only got $1000? It is...read more
Sharon and my not broken heart. Day 4 on the Appalachian Trail was a long day All of the early ones were. I was incredibly sore from my pack weight. I had already mailed 8 pounds of gear home from Abol Bridge and given away about 4 days of food. I was carrying too...read more
Epiphany's Epiphany - The lost lesson of IChing Epiphany gave me my Epiphany- The lost lesson from I Ching. Long and green, the Appalachian Trail is one of the more demanding trails you can choose to hike. I learned the hard way not to carry too much and those extra...read more
Pegleg and Smokey the Bear. The story begins. Life Changing Lessons on the Appalachian Trail Among the many many things I learned on the Appalachian Trail, there is one that is arguably the most important. It out shadows almost all the others by a mile (or 2100 miles)...read more
One of the most incredible destinations for hiking and camping, here is a quick break down of 5 places that should be on your list. 1. KALALAU TRAIL And we start it off with number one the Kalalau Trail in Napali Coast Wilderness Park. Awesome views of the north coast...read more
After hiking over 10,000 miles and counting, Rob is posting journal entries, articles, and podcasts about the adventures (and mis-adventures) along the way.