In the Path of Young Bulls details a team’s five-month-long stint of daily challenges along the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail, one of the USA’s toughest long-distance journeys. The book also serves as a resource for section and long-distance hikers in planning their own CDT adventures, by including daily mileages from starting and ending locations, as well as on-trail reports and conditions for each day’s hike.
$30.00 (plus tax)
286 pages, with over 50 pages of full color photos.
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There was a time earlier today when I just wanted to quit hiking uphill and retreat the 7 miles downhill to Wassataquoik lean-to number two where where we’re scheduled to hole up for the night. Just a half hour into … Continue reading
A couple of weeks ago I was fortunate make my 20th summit hike to Maine’s highest point via the newly rerouted Abol Trail. I returned last week to hike in my favorite backpacking destination, Baxter State Park, joining my Appalachian … Continue reading
Today we duplicated yesterday’s trek, but in reverse. We are heading back south today to Russell Pond CG Lean-to #1, adjacent to the canoe launch area. Greg, the senior ranger at Russell Pond yesterday, encouraged us to modify our plan … Continue reading
Aug.22- 27, 2016 (Due to a recent cancellation I have one space available for this upcoming backpacking trip.) Join our exploration of the central and northeast sections of Baxter State Park before ascending the newly rerouted Abol Trail leading to … Continue reading
Exiting the car in the iced-over parking lot on Friday afternoon I decided to leave my Stabilicer traction devices in the vehicle. My brother Roy was already walking on the multi-purpose trail and he shouted over, “No ice here” so … Continue reading
Reblogging today’s post from Tim Smith at Jack Mountain Bushcraft School. Tim cuts right to the core with this post, plus I’ve picked up a book recommendation that I am going to follow up, as well. Tim’s been a great … Continue reading
Our five day adventure began by squeezing into Katahdin Air Service’s little float plane for a 50 mile flight, with pontoons touching down at Crawford Pond in the middle of the fabled One Hundred Mile Wilderness segment of the Appalachian … Continue reading
At the start of 2015, the British explorer and micro-adventurer Alastair Humphreys called for people to live more adventurously, and challenged us to spend one night out in the wild each month during the year. It’s all in Humphreys’ new … Continue reading
I’m known as Opie here in Austin. Opie is known for slinging a fishing pole over his shoulder, hopping on his bike, waving bye-bye to Aunt Bea, and heading off into the Mayberry’s countryside for local adventures. Ever since I … Continue reading
WCSH’s Maine-based TV news magazine “207” interviewed me at my kitchen table two weeks ago. If you were not able to watch the broadcast last night, the link to Part 1 of the interview is now up on WCSH’s web … Continue reading