The Shuckstack hike ignited something inside of me. I wanted to hike more. A LOT more. I’ve never been one to set small, simple, normal goals. I get obsessed. And then I set really audacious, obsessive goals. That sometimes I stick with long enough to mostly achieve. See? I’m being honest here. So when you… More Training for the AT
Every May, about a thousand MINI Cooper fanatics join me in the Smokies for MINIs on the Dragon. It’s a massive celebration of twisty roads, quirky cars, and the friendships forged by them. For the past few years Art, my Brother From Another Mother, has joined me there. This year we went up a few… More Smokies: Shuckstack via Twentymile Trail
I’m Paul, I’m somewhere near the middle of my life (I hope), and I’m a (re)born hiker. I spent much of my youth footslogging through the woods, from eastern North Carolina, to the Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains. Somewhere along the way, I got distracted… by work, and kids, and life. And I forgot how… More Let’s Go Hiking!