The Appalachian Trail

Beginning on the 28th of February 2020, we set out on our Appalachian Trail adventure. On the 31st of March the pandemic COVID-19 halted this adventure, due to many sections of the trail closing and towns locking down.Appalachian Trail we...Read More
What is the Appalachian Trail?

What is the Appalachian Trail?

Depends on where you are from.... If you are from the North of the USA, it is the Appa-LAY-shun. If you hail from the South you will know it as the Appa-LATCH-un. Either way, the Appalachian Trail (AT) has the...Read More
The Adventurer Within

The Adventurer Within

Do you want to live a safe life or a great life? Of course we take our safety seriously but no great adventure begins by staying on the couch. We are just ordinary people just taking advantage of extraordinary opportunities....Read More
Our 5 Favourite Gear Shops

Our 5 Favourite Gear Shops

Wildfire Sports & Trek www.wildfiresports.com.au The range and price are often better than most stores that we have visited but it's the service that cannot be beaten. The wildfire staff are pro's in their departments and work cohesively to support...Read More
Appalachian Preparation

Appalachian Preparation

After deciding our step off date we set to put our planning into action.This is us figuring out what we needed to do, needed to get and how we were going to achieve this. Planning 92% While planning to get...Read More
Finances

Finances

We figured that with smart saving for the year we could collect enough income to complete the walk, but then what? What were we doing with our house and cars for those six months? Our house is a demolition zone,...Read More
Logistics

Logistics

The logistics so far, are the hardest part of the trip. It not only includes planes, trains and automobiles but visa and passport requirements. For our visas we need a certain amount of information. There are so many stories, blogs,...Read More
The Gear

The Gear

Buying gear is a big outlay, and for most people takes a lot of research.Thru hikers seem to be most obsessed with the weight of items, with the secondary consideration being comfort and last seems to be price. The ultralight...Read More
Training

Training

How do you train or a 3500 kilometre walk? Some people walk a lot, some people do no training at all. Most people, regardless of training, say that you cannot train for the trail as the trail will train you....Read More