I Am Mountain Goat

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One of the biggest misconceptions that non-hikers have of long distance hiking is that it’s boring. That without constant technological stimulation, a day packed full of planned activities and access to the wider world, we’re all either hiking endless identical miles or sitting around camp staring at each other. Let me tell you, that ain’t […]

Setting Forth (Sort Of)

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Today is the big day. Or at least, the first big day. Today I set off from Amicalola Falls State Park for the next nine days to take a quick walk up to North Carolina. For those I haven’t told, I’ll be doing this trip in two legs. (And also on two legs. Get it?) […]

A Spark Ignites, Pt. 1

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It got real for me last Thursday. I’m not sure why then, and not so many other days prior to that which could have served as better milestones. I was on the phone with the customer service department of Gregory packs (They are excellent, by the way. Great products and great support. And no, they […]