Apparently, I was so excited about reaching the hike’s high point that I needed to climb Forester twice.
I think I may have found a new outdoor athletic passion. On the registration form for Orienteering Louisville‘s Return of the Otter meet, there should have been a disclaimer warning about addiction. A few months ago, I had no idea that orienteering was a sport. I was still planting trees
I think I should preface this post with a disclaimer: Even though I’d been an Environmental Studies major in college, I spent the two years before my thru-hike working as a TA for the local community college’s math department. Alone, that might not have been hugely problematic. However, I hiked
When talking with aspiring thru-hikers, it rarely takes long for the conversation to turn to the physicality of an end-to-end hike. Hiking a long trail is seen as a physical feat, one worthy of as much respect as an international competition of any other sport. But, here’s a secret: A