Hiking solo is something I enjoy doing, but at times it has played with my head. It doesn't matter how long you've been hiking and/or backpacking. It doesn't matter how much experience you have or what type of gear you bring along, hiking solo has an effect on all of us. For some it has … Continue reading Hiking Solo Without Going Crazy
We're starting a new project here at Hike By Faith called Thru-Hike Heroes. Whether it’s the AT, the PCT, the CDT or local here to Hike By Faith the LHHT , if you or someone you know has thru-hiked one or more trails, then you know what it takes to accomplish such a journey. We want to … Continue reading Who would you nominate for Thru-Hike Hero?
It's 2:00 p.m., it's been a long day of phone calls, answering emails, replying to social media messages and comments, meeting with clients, finishing that last report, answering text messages, and listening to a co-worker complain about...something. Is it Friday yet? No, it' only Wednesday. Tired, stressed and irritable with no physical activity besides pecking … Continue reading #getoutdoors to Disconnect
Guest post by Mike Fuller; author “I’ll give you a pack of stuff that will keep you alive until the chopper can get you out.” I started to say, “Thank you.” But the words got stuck on the way up. My cardiologist is such a sweetheart. He wished me luck and set a follow up … Continue reading Guest Post: AT 2017, maybe
Although I had never set foot on the Appalachian Trail before we left for our hike, I had read probably about 15 books and watched a few documentaries about it too so I had a little bit of an idea of what to expect. Even so, there were many things that surprised me about the … Continue reading The A.T. Taught Me to Live…But It’s Not Over