Water filtration is a huge while backpacking, but what about at home? Check out this DIY off grid water filter system.
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
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
Must-Read Hiking Books – Celebrate “National Read an eBook Week”
It's "National Read an eBook Week" so I answered it's call in true backpacker fashion: Find the best eBooks for hikers. Discover some prime books for hikers to enjoy on and off the trail.
Why do we hike?
The answer to one of the most common questions a hiker will hear may be one of your biggest strengths. Read my answer to the "Why?" question every long distance hiker will have to ponder.
False Alarm: When My Emergency Electronics Fail
This article originally appeared on The Trek, which you can read here. When I tell people I hike long distance, I am often asked safety-related questions, like “Do you carry a gun?” or “Do you have a satellite device for emergencies?” There are many opinions on whether they are worth the weight or expense, but … Continue reading False Alarm: When My Emergency Electronics Fail
Backpacking: Spicy Ramen Recipe
A home made, flavorful Ramen noodle recipe you can enjoy while hiking or backpacking
2018 Charity Hike
I'm excited to announce I've partnered with Ability Tree First Coast! Read the full article for more 2018 Charity Hike details.
Florida Trail: Osceola
A solo hike on the Florida Trail through Osceola National Forest offers me a remote experience.
90 Seconds on the A.T. – Georgia
Hike the Georgia section of the Appalachian Trail with me in 90 seconds. [VIDEO]