What will I eat during my thru-hike? I get asked this question often. Simplicity tends to outweigh variety for a thru-hiker who has over 2,100 miles to cover on foot! There’s not a lot of time to break out the camp stove multiple meals a day , although a quick cup of coffee was always worth … More What does a thru-hiker eat?
Should I treat my water? Treating water is of vital importance to your health while living in the wilderness. None of the water on the A.T. is guaranteed safe, and with the large number of hikers and the plentiful wildlife that use the creeks, the ATC and I recommend that all water should be treated … More To Treat Or Not To Treat?