Reflections on my Thru-Hike

On Thursday, September 12th, I finally summited Katahdin and finished my Appalachian Trail thru-hike. It wasn’t until near the end that I came to the realization of just how far I had travelled and how difficult it was, but I definitely feel a massive sense of achievement. I celebrated by getting a hotel room all... Continue Reading →

Almost Finished

Right now I’m in Stratton, Maine, having taken a rest day to escape some nasty rain. Nothing has made me feel more like a Southerner than the weather up here, which is basically like Virginia in late October and November - except right now it’s supposed to be summertime. I’ve made it through some difficult... Continue Reading →

Ups and Downs

I’ve now entered the White Mountains of New Hampshire, which is supposed to be basically the toughest terrain of the entire trail. I had a good time finishing up Vermont, although the climbs started getting tougher at the end. So far Vermont and Virginia have been my two favorite states because they’re both pretty and... Continue Reading →

Unfamiliar Territory

In the past week and a half I’ve gone from New York through Connecticut and Massachusetts and into Vermont. When I finish Vermont there will be only New Hampshire and Maine left for me to complete. I’ve spent basically no time in New England before, so this section is completely foreign to me. So far... Continue Reading →

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