Hiking

Hiking the Appalachian Trail Blog

The complete Appalachian Trail Blog. Starting on 16th April I be hiked the Appalachian Trail. This 2190 mile trail will be the 3rd of the long distance hiking trails that I attempted. In 2015 I hiked the Pacifi...
3 years travel

3 Years Traveling

3 Years Traveling Today marks the end of  3 years traveling and the start of my 4th year on the road. What started as a one year sabbatical from my job as a Police Officer to cycle and hike around Tasmania and...
Lightweight Hiking Gear List

Lightweight Hiking Gear List

This is my complete Lightweight hiking Gear list. This gear list enables me to hike almost anywhere in the world in anything but the most extreme of weather. In the last 3 years I have hiked over 9000km and fee...
Climbing La malinche

Climbing La Malinche Volcano in Mexico

Just outside the thriving Mexican metropolis of Puebla in Mexico, there are a ring volcanoes waiting to be climbed.  After careful consideration I decided that I would be climbing La Malinche with my bicycle. A...
Hiking the Continental Divide Trail

Hiking the Continental Divide Trail

Hiking the Continental Divide Trail and Blogging Hiking the Continental Divide Trail in 2016 would rate as one of the toughest thing I have ever done in my life. I documented my hike as a daily journal. Every...
Hiking the CDT

CDT Gear Review

CDT Gear Review A complete CDT gear review for my 2016 Thru Hike of the Continental Divide Trail. My base weight was around 6kg (13lb), but this depended on where I was hiking. When hiking in the snows of Colo...

CDT Day 163 Almost in Canada 

28th September 19.8 miles Many Glacier (2639) to Fifty Mountain camp (2658.8) For the first time in many days we set off with full bellies. Thanks to the nearby hikers who fed us the night before. It wasn't ...

CDT Day 162 A Perfect Day

27th September  15.5 miles Reynolds campground (2623.5) to Many Glacier (2639) It was warm last night. For the first time in many nights we were not wrapped up in sleeping bags like butterflies in cocoo...

CDT Day 161 Surprising a Grizzly Bear while hiking

26th September  13.9 miles Red Eagle Lake (2609.6) to Reynolds Campground (2623.5) The campsite last night was rather exposed to the wind leaving us both lacking in sleep. Lucky for us the trail was rat...

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