My name is Bill. I am a more "seasoned" hiker. I am section hiker and hopeful future thru-hiker. I am also a Master Naturalist in training and lover of the outdoors. Most importantly, I am a Dad of three great young men and husband to a really great woman.
It has been a difficult year. I won’t go into the specifics, but I expect most of us have had those years. Whether your tough year
The year is 2025 and I am in Georgia about to begin my thru hike on the AT. My total pack weight is eleven pounds and I am not an ultra-light
Once again I set up my trail magic station at Key’s Gap, not knowing if I will get a single hiker. But, once again, with help from my Rotary friends,
Hiking, above all else, allows me to be in a natural setting. “Listen to the quiet” is a phrase I use often. It is amazing how many hikers don’t
I am distracted every March. As I work under the fluorescents I look outside and imagine what Springer is like. I am a frustrated section-hiker