Category Archives: Coffee

Post Hike Gear Talk (Newfound Gap to Max Patch)

I recently headed out for a (much-needed) 4 day section hike along the Appalachian Trail. I covered 50 miles, starting at Newfound Gap in the Great Smoky Mountain National Park, and finished on the beautiful bald called Max Patch. This … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving AT Section Hike Post Hike Gear Talk

So last weekend I met up with a group of pretty good guys and spent a night on the Appalachian Trail. As I mentioned in my previous trip report, we had a great time. The weather was dang near perfect, … Continue reading

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Nescafe 3-in-1 Instant Coffee

Let me begin by saying, I am not an avid coffee drinker. I do enjoy carrying coffee while hiking so that I can have a cup-of-Joe each morning; and while I do drink coffee at home, it is only on … Continue reading

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AT Section Hike & My “HYOH” Rant

Last Thursday I jumped in my car and drove up to Woody Gap, which as many probably know is a gap along the Appalachian Trail 20 miles north of Springer Mountain. I had a separate pack with my hammock, an … Continue reading

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Grower’s Cup Specialty Coffee

Let me start by saying, I am not a coffee addict! I will admit, back in the day I lived with a cup of black (Emergency Room) coffee in one hand and an energy drink in the other, but this … Continue reading

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