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Superfeet Review

The body part that suffers the most from hiking: feet. Every step, every rock, your feet feel it all. I have flat feet, so I sometimes feel pain around where my arches would be following physical activity. 447 more words

Appalachian Trail

Weekly photo challenge: On top

I think this photo is a good candidate for this week’s topic. It is of my son, part-way through the Appalachian Trail in 2012.

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Week 3 // 210 miles

Happy Easter everyone!

This past week has been so rewarding. Last Sunday I hiked 16 miles out of the NOC and it was hands down the hardest day I’ve had so far. 492 more words

Along Ten Mile River

Hiking south on the Appalachian Trial from Bull’s Bridge toward the Ten Mile River Bridge.

This may be the most walked/hiked section of the entire Appalachian Trail (AT) in that it’s easy to get to and has spectacular views of the Housatonic River. 70 more words


Waterfall on Thayer Brook

Thayer Brook, Schaghticoke Ridge, Appalachian Trail, Kent, Connecticut.

We’ve been hiking either end of this ridge for a while now, trying to work up the nerve to do the whole thing (again, we’ve done it many times) as it’s a tough hike. 86 more words


Six states complete

Rocky Mountain Shelters, Penn., AT NOBO mile 1075.4, Saturday April 19, 2014 — Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia and Maryland are now in the books. 241 more words

Day 160 (04.19.14) I can't believe it's been 160 days!

  1. Get moving: Today I burned 2,929 calories.  I hiked 3.15 miles with my pack, biked 3.7 miles, and walked 3.6 miles.
  2. Cutting Calories: I consumed 1,491 calories.
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