Category Archives: Appalachian Trail (AT) Happiness

Appalachian Trail (AT) Happiness: Looking Like a Greenhorn

Appalachian Trail (AT) Happiness: Looking Like a Greenhorn There is pleasure in the pathless woods, there is rapture in the lonely shore, there is society where none intrudes, by the deep sea, and music in its roar; I love not … Continue reading

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Appalachian Trail Happiness: My Best & Reader’s Favorite Posts

Appalachian Trail Happiness: My Best & Reader’s Favorite Posts First you examine the environment, then you examine your gear, finally you examine yourself ~ Colin Fletcher Today, a collection of some of my favorite and reader’s favorite posts about the … Continue reading

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Appalachian Trail Happiness: A Walk in the Woods

Appalachian Trail Happiness: A Walk in the Woods The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest ~ John Muir The Book So I, like many Appalachian Hikers, are not the biggest fans of Bill Bryson’s book, A Walk … Continue reading

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On Hiking Alone

On Hiking Alone I really like this quote, thanks to my sister for sharing it with me. There has been a lot of talk in comment sections, in the NY Times and on Social Media about the woman who died … Continue reading

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Appalachian Trail Happiness: Fantastic Fungi

Appalachian Trail Happiness: Fantastic Fungi One of the more surprising and amazing things that I’ve encountered on the Appalachian Trail have been the mushrooms and lichens.  Tonight a little tour of some of these amazing organisms. First a couple that … Continue reading

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Appalachian Trail (AT) Happiness: Learning Acceptance

Appalachian Trail (AT) Happiness: Learning Acceptance The first step toward change is awareness. The second step is acceptance.      ~ Nathaniel Branden When you set out to do a long-distance thru-hike on the Appalachian Trail you know a few things in … Continue reading

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Happiness, the minimalist mind and hiking the Appalachian Trail

Happiness, the minimalist mind & hiking the Appalachian Trail I want to hike the Appalachian Trail because it will be an adventure, adventure is transformational and I want to live a transformational life         ~ Rev Kane As my big adventure … Continue reading

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Appalachian Trail (AT) Happiness: Landscapes

Appalachian Trail (AT) Happiness: Landscapes So tonight a collection of some of the landscape and other shots I’ve taken since being on the trail, enjoy ~ Rev Kane

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Appalachian Trail Happiness: Precious Moments, all three parts.

Appalachian Trail Happiness: Precious Moments, all three parts Here are all three parts of my post on my favorite moments from my thru-hike attempt this past Summer.  I was only able to do 1000 miles but the community, the memories … Continue reading

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Appalachian Trail Happiness: Precious Moments – Part 2

Appalachian Trail Happiness: Precious Moments – Part 2 To travel, to experience and learn: that is to live. – Tenzing Norgay Last night I posted the first part of this blog, Appalachian Trail Happiness: Precious Moments – Part 1 Tonight … Continue reading

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