I’ve officially been hiking north from Springer Mountain towards Maine for one week. Below are my takes on what’s “Hot or Not” from my first seven days as a thru-hiker on the Appalachian Trail.
Hot: Trekking Poles
Before starting this thru-hike, I was blasé towards trekking poles. I could take’em or leave’em. But let me tell you, these things have already saved my ass/knees/feet/dignity more times than I can count. Biped life isn’t for me, I’m a quadruped from here on out. ...
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