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2021 Charity Hike: 40lbs of Hope

This year's "charity" hike will take on a different form. I'm not fundraising per-mile, I'm trying to spread a little hope and, at the same time, complete my first long-distance thruhike. I've hiked the Ocean to Lake Trail (63 miles), but this year I'm hiking America's original long distance hiking trail: The Long Trail in … Continue reading 2021 Charity Hike: 40lbs of Hope

Aegismax windhard quilt

Gear Review: AegisMax Wind Hard Quilt

If you're looking for a quilt that won't break the bank and you don't expect cold temperatures (sub 40° F / 5° C ), this Aegismax Wind Hard quilt is an excellent choice. Pros AffordableLightweightWell constructedAccurate temp ratingSimple to use for sleepingStuff sack/ hang bag included Cons No instructions providedComplicated to "wear" Stock photo, but … Continue reading Gear Review: AegisMax Wind Hard Quilt

Florida Trail: Juniper Prairie Wilderness

My home state of Florida hosts one of our nation’s 11 national scenic trails: The Florida National Scenic Trail. The Florida Trail or “FT” is 1300+ miles of trail and runs from Big Cypress Preserve in south Florida to Fort Pickens just south of Pensacola, FL.  SECTION HIKING THE FT: Ocala National Forest It's late … Continue reading Florida Trail: Juniper Prairie Wilderness