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The wonders of no cook meals and going stoveless

If you’ve ever been backpacking you more than likely carried a portable stove, but have you ever thought about leaving that at home? 2 years ago I did, and since then never looked back. The …

Learning how to run – Training for my first ultramarathon

Of late I’ve been running. Something I never thought I would do in my life. Simply a mythical thing random people do on sidewalks. Somehow, and I’ve certainly got people to blame, I’ve got it in my …

What I’ll be carrying on the Appalachian Trail and Florida Trail

(This has been updated) In 2012 I set off on the Appalachian trail for a section hike with a backpack weighing in the range of 60-70lbs. This was one of my first real backpacking experiences… …

6 months and 4,800 miles on the ECT

I’ve always been drawn to long trails you could say. Yearly trips to North Carolina with my family to visit my grandparents when I was young had me facing trails that I couldn’t see the …

The Lake Okeechobee Lollipop Trail – Post Hike Trip Report

Just a couple of days ago, I finished hiking a new route in Florida: I have dubbed thee the “Lake ‘O’ Lollipop.” I had the most amazing time, exploring and walking through areas which few …

The Lake Okeechobee Lollipop Trail – Pre Hike

Well my gear is lying in a small section of floor neatly aligned so I can see and review every little piece, waiting to be decided whether I need it or not. My stock of …

So you’re interested in the Ocean to Lake Hiking Trail… FAQ

This post has been updated!! Be sure to check out the new one, that has way more information. Everything you need to know… So maybe you live in the area and always wondered about the …