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Bruce's Thru-hike, Maine

Week # 29: Mt. Katahdin – Journey’s End

This “week” consists of a single day – our summit of Mt. Katahdin completing the thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail. Thus, this is also the last blog post describing the 2,190.9-mile...

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Bruce's Thru-hike, Maine

Week 28 – The 100 Mile Wilderness

Week 28 – The 100 Mile Wilderness 8/25 – Monson to Long Pond Stream shelter 8/26 – Long Pond Stream shelter to stealth site at 2106.4 Barren/Chairbacks 8/27 – Stealth site to East...

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General, Vermont

Week 23 – Oh Vermont!, The Green Mountain State Part 2

During Week 23 I hiked the second half of Vermont – finishing my 12th state, crossing over the “500 miles to go” mark, and entering into New Hampshire, my next-to-last state....

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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

The AT and the Decision “To Go”

In the summer of 1974 I participated in “Boys State” in Connecticut; a week-long “camp” where we studied U.S. government and political science. While there one...

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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

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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