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On September 11th, 2017, I climbed to the summit of Mount Katahdin in Maine and fulfilled my lifelong dream of thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail. During my six-month, 2,189-mile journey, there wasn’t a single step in which I wasn’t keenly aware that there were thousands of people working behind the scenes to make my hike possible. I would like to now publicly thank these people.read more
I could have easily just slept in late this morning and headed home but there was one more mountain that I needed to climb. The truth be told, I was a little apprehensive about that climb. Baxter Peak on Mount Katahdin is only 5.2-miles down the trail, but those miles...read more
I spent some time yesterday and today in an unsuccessful bid to find a spot with some cell service around Abol Bridge. I’m assuming my wife and my sister made it to Millinocket, ME, yesterday, but I have not been able to confirm their arrival. Our plan, discussed...read more
What is wrong with me? Today I’m exiting the 100-Mile Wilderness and I should be jubilant, but I’m not. There is a palpable air of excitement surrounding the other hikers who are camped here that I do not share or understand. I’m happy that in less than 36-hours I...read more
While we were gathering for breakfast at the White House Landing, Bill told us that he had earlier seen a bull moose down by the water, so I walked over to where he said he had seen it, to determine if it was still there. I have already seen several moose along the...read more