Katahdin Fever

New Hampshire is known for being steep.  Very steep.  Some sources recommend backpacking no more than 8 miles a day, while others say to plan on reducing your average mileage to two thirds of what it has been up to that point.  Hiker after hiker told me not to expect big days in New Hampshire, so … Continue reading Katahdin Fever


Moving North

After struggling over the rocky, broken trail of Pennsylvania, the AT crosses into many smaller, New England states, and I found myself entering a new state every few days.  From New Jersey, I entered New York, then, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and on to Vermont and New Hampshire.  I was still making exceptionally good time, and catching … Continue reading Moving North