My name is David AKA Wazo. I'm a 2021 AT thru-hiker following a flip flop itinerary from Roan Mountain, TN starting in early March. I live in Phoenix with my husband and our pet snail, Junior Ranger. I like to backpack, hike, road bike, and get up every morning to watch the sun come up from our perch 22 floors above Central Phoenix. I volunteer for a homeless program and, most recently, giving COVID injections at a mass immunization site. Thanks for checking my blog out.
In an earlier post, I mentioned that I had dropped plans for 2020 thru-hikes of the AT and AZT due to COVID and then extensive fire damage to the AZT
Why Are You Hiking the AT? - the question we can't fully answer. The most common question that is asked of anyone before they leave for a thru-hike
I am an admitted gram weenie but not the most extreme type of ultralight backpacker. These examples can give you some idea of where I fit into the
There are few topics that get people as worked up about on AT Facebook and other discussion boards as the topic of bears. Honestly, discussions of
As They Say, This is Not My First Rodeo In 2016, I made a thru-hike attempt. It was the traditional NOBO from Springer. I started on February
How I Got Here and a Quick 'Get Lost' to 2020 To tell how I ended up here on New Year's Day, about 2 months from starting my AT thru-hike, I have