Tweet A Vermont's Long Trail planning guide. Has info on re-supply, town stops, and some other info that may be useful. Through the power of the Internet, I was able to update this doc without hiking it again. Believe me, I'd rather be hiking it again! This doc was updated last in July 2011.
Tweet Fall is, hands down, my favorite time of the year to backpack. I love the blazing aspen, the sound of elks bugling and that wonderful crisp, cool and bracing night air. The stars above are so clear at night and the vistas seem just a tad sharper. As such, I want to get out [...]
Tweet An annual loop of mine: Over Pawnee to Buchanan Pass and then up and over the shoulder Audbon. I never get tired of this loop. It has high passes, beautiful scenery and and is not far fro my home. What's not to like???? Some highlights below. All the photos here
Tweet For some of us, home is the trail. The following essay is about the return to the home many of us long for time and time again. Wrote this in essay in Otcober 2001 after the ALDHA Gathering a few months before I left to thru-hike the PCT. The essay was published in ALDHA’s [...]
Tweet 1986 was the year I climbed Mt. Lafayette in New Hampshire. It was also my first time on the Appalachian Trail. This is a story of my first time on the Appalachian Trail. In 1987 I was a Boy Scout in Troop 71 in my home town of Coventry, RI. Never went on a [...]