AT Update: 9 – White Mountain Hype Machine

For nearly 800 miles, I got to hear about the White Mountains. Everyone had something to say, and at times it could be difficult to separate informed opinion from rumor, hyperbole, or plain old lies. “The Whites are the hardest part of the trail.” – That one vet who did the trail a few years…

AT Update: Number Eight – There Is No Pain, You Are Receding

Leaving Vermont was the first time I didn’t feel like I was checking something off a list. Make no mistake, I’m excited for New Hampshire, but I had a great time in Vermont. The Green Mountains are heavily wooded, no surprise there, so there wasn’t much to see for most of it, but the views…