Tag Archives: Thru Hike

Stick’s 2018 JMT Gear List

For the past 19 months I have been planning my own JMT hike. During those months I have spent time dreaming about the hike… time planning the hike… and time thinking that it would never get here. But now here … Continue reading

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JMT Summer 2018 Permits & Plans

In one of my recent JMT Trip Planning video’s I received a comment asking about our permit and plans for our JMT hike this summer. Now that I think about it, while I have talked about these things here and … Continue reading

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Book Review: 46 Days (Keeping up with Jennifer Pharr Davis on the Appalachian Trail)

In a recent book order that my wife and I placed, I picked up this book 46 Days (Keeping up with Jennifer Pharr Davis on the Appalachian Trail). I have my own desire to thru hike the Appalachian Trail someday, … Continue reading

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Mont-Bell UL Down Inner Parka

As much as I hated to see my Mont-Bell UL Down Inner Jacket go, I felt that it was only right to do so. Now that I am really focusing on my AT thru hike in 2013, when I make … Continue reading

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Appalachian Trail Thru~Hike Update

Can you imagine what it would be like to take that first step from Springer Mountain…the thoughts rattling inside your head…pure excitement, wonder and awe, lifting one foot at a time and placing it in front of the other…eager to … Continue reading

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Blog Highlight: Hike, Bike, Dale!

Whether it be on forums taking part in the latest threads, at gear stores looking for sales on the right stuff, or checking out other hikers hiking blogs, I tend to  spend a fair amount of time on the internet/computer. … Continue reading

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