The ultimate guide to Appalachian Trail hiking channels on YouTube.
I uploaded a video to my YouTube channel that covers my transition from a beginner backpacker with cheaper/heavier gear to making my own lighter gear that lightened my load. The video focuses on my big 3 items. That video is here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zWeq61_hXE8&t=338s What follows is a summary of that video. When I was planning... Continue Reading →
I uploaded a highlight video to my YouTube channel of my time section & day hiking most of the River to River Trail in Southern Illinois with my longtime friends Bob and Jay. The trail offers quite a bit of diversity along its 160 mile path. The R2R was a good trail for us to... Continue Reading →
This post is intended to give you a taste of each trail. You will probably find channels with better video quality, content and give a better viewer experience of the trail. But if you do, that means I have at least peaked your interest to look for more. My hope is that you see new... Continue Reading →
My daughter seems to be the only child of mine bitten by the camping/hiking bug. I am trying to develop her interest in being in the outdoors. With that in mind, I reached out to my hiking buddies Bob and Jay to start planning a family friendly camping/hiking trip. With my daughter and Bob's... Continue Reading →
A quick note. I plan on releasing my final AT hiker update in a couple weeks. I also plan on posting a year end update for other hiking trails like I did last year. Be looking for that in your stocking around Christmas time. Were you able to view the eclipse that made its way... Continue Reading →