Our Appalachian Trail Adventure

Our Appalachian Trail Adventure

On February 28th 2020 there was light snow, a little rain and a lot of anticipation.This was the beginning of one of the biggest, scariest adventures we have entered into... so far.After being spoilt by the hospitality of Rochelle, 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
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
LA to Vegas

LA to Vegas

On May 18 2007 we packed the kids onto a plane to fly 12000ks from Rockhampton to Los Angeles. We were embarking on an epic 3 month trip, a bicycle tour that would take us 7,500ks from LA to New...Read More
The Vegas Experience

The Vegas Experience

With so much to see in the USA, we decided to take a week long vacation to tour around the Las Vegas area. We’ve all heard the stories but Las Vegas did not disappoint for “the strange and unexpected” .The...Read More