Okay. 4 days. I can do this. I know I can. I have pulled everything out and started to go through it all again. I bought a new sleep shirt and a new hiking shirt. I am waiting for a new bra to arrive in the mail. Matt has almost everything he needs, just waiting … Continue reading Hiking the Long Trail: Counting down in 4…
Hiker Trash and the Trail Angel 8 days! 8 freaking days away! I know I have been rather quiet on the subject, okay, I have been rather quiet in general, BUT we start our NOBO end to end thru-hike of the Long Trail in 8 days! If you remember, way back in February, we hadn't … Continue reading Hiking the Long Trail: 8 Days Away
Matt and I will be hiking the Long Trail in September 2020! Some links may be affiliate links. We may get paid if you buy something or take an action after clicking one of these. https://www.instagram.com/p/B7owsXygrVE/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link We made the decision almost a month ago, firming things up with time off from work, and have since … Continue reading Hiking the Long Trail: September 2020
Hiking Doesn't Always Include a View - Part 1 With zero views the day before, drinking and stuffing our faces at Prohibition Pig, and my brilliant idea for everyone to hike from App Gap to Lincoln Gap, grabbing two of Vermont's 4000 footers, well, everyone but myself and Ruby as we were playing car sherpas, … Continue reading Hiking Doesn’t Always Include a View – Part 2
My friend Crystal, over at Muscles and Miles, posted the question "How you do it IT...!? How do you run the crazy long miles..!?" https://www.instagram.com/p/BIqmMGVDri-/?taken-by=crystalseaver It wasn't an easy question to answer because sometimes I wonder myself, "how do I do it." Before I can answer the how, I guess I should answer the why! … Continue reading How do you do it…!? How do you run the crazy long miles..!?
Originally written for and posted on http://www.newenglandspahtens.com, July 29, 2016. See the post here: http://www.newenglandspahtens.com/so-you-signed-up-for-24-hours-of-shale-hell-now-what/ So you bit the bullet and signed up for 24 Hours of Shale Hell or 8 hours, or some other race where you must go as many laps as possible in a given time period. Your reasoning might have been a … Continue reading So you signed up for 24 Hours of Shale Hell, now what!
A few weeks ago, my plans were all over the place. I finally had it nailed down, or so I thought, and then I had to change them again. The weekend turned out to be a fantastic time with friends, old and new; we climbed a few mountains, ate good food, played with puppies, and … Continue reading Hiking Doesn’t Always Include a View – Part 1
We all have our favorite events for one reason or another. One of mine is just over the mountain from me, tucked away in Goshen, Vermont. Infinitus is put on by The Endurance Society and is billed as a rugged trail race (registration is now open for 2017). Rugged is putting it mildly with distances … Continue reading Infinitus 2016