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Bruce's Thru-hike, Connecticut, New State, Planning, Uncategorized

Week 19 – My Banana Pudding Moment

Week 19 6/24 – Bear Mountain Inn 6/25 – Bear Mountain Inn 6/26 – Meet Brooke; Clarence Fahnestock State Park 6/27 – Morgan Stewart shelter 6/28 – Brooke returns to NYC from...

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Gear, Planning, Sponsors, Uncategorized

OBOZ Post—Thru-hiking the AT: Beating Both the Bubble AND the Smokies? PART 2

PART 2 — Thru-hiking the AT: Beating Both the Bubble AND the Smokies? Note: Previously, Oboz Footwear posted an article from Bruce “RTK” Matson, one of its ambassadors,...

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Gear, Oboz, Planning, Sponsors

OBOZ Post –Thru-hiking the AT: Beating Both the Bubble AND the Smokies? Part 1

Editor’s Note: The following article by Bruce first appeared on the Oboz Footwear website (see www.obozfootwear.com/community). Bruce is an “Ambassador” for Oboz and wrote...

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Bruce's Thru-hike, Gear, Planning

MY GEAR – 2018 AT THRU-HIKE – Part II

My previous post (Part I) on my gear for my 2018 thru-hike focused on the “Big Three.” A couple of weeks ago I posted on the cold weather gear in a post referred to as “The Winter...

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About the AT, Bruce's Thru-hike, Planning, Podcast

The Winter Supplement

I very recently posted on Instagram a photograph of the final two gear items I purchased and included in my gear for my attempt at a thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail.  The items were...

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About the AT, Bruce's Thru-hike, Planning, Sponsors

“What’s for dinner?”

From Parent Trap, our family’s favorite movie: ANNIE:  You sure you don’t want some trout, Mom? Is that okay, by the way? If we start calling you Mom? MEREDITH:  I think your...

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Planning

Gear

For many, planning for a thru-hike is all about selecting the right gear.  For most, there is a direct relationship between enjoying the hike (and potentially completing the hike) and the...

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