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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, Support ATC

Jennifer Pharr Davis

If you listened to any of the podcasts about the preparation for my hike, you know that my buddy “Mighty Blue” enjoys questioning the wisdom of my decision to start in late...

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Bruce's Thru-hike, Support ATC

RTK’s AT CHALLENGE 

    We have fallen heirs to the most glorious heritage a people ever received, and each one must do his part if we wish to show that the nation is worthy of its good fortune.  ...

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Bruce's Thru-hike

TRAIL NAMES – Who is “RTK”?

This post is rated “I” for intermediate, meaning it is neither basic information, nor little known.** During the last three years I have been more than fascinated with the AT and the...

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About the AT

Hiking the Appalachian Trail: Should I FlipFlop?

This post is rated “B” for “Beginner,” meaning it is basic information to the Appalachian Trail community.** In my early posts I have used a few terms that are common on the...

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About the AT

5,000,000 Steps!

This post is rated “I” for intermediate, meaning it is neither basic information, nor little known.** A previous post highlighted the  Appalachian Trail by looking at some...

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About the AT

The AT and the Origin of the Idea

This post is rated “E” for expert, meaning it is far from basic information – it is not likely known by most.** Many who know me well know that I’m a history buff and I...

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About the AT

What is the Appalachian Trail?

This post is rated “B” for Beginner** In my last post I reported on my decision to attempt to walk the entire Appalachian Trail (or, the “AT”) in 2018. A beginner or...

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