Backpacking with Amazon’s Kindle

The Kindle 3G with Waterproof Bag

 Overview The Amazon Kindle Keyboard 3G is a lightweight E-Reader linked to the popular online publisher Amazon.com. One may think that an e-reader has no place in the outdoors, yet for my 11 month hike, it was an essential piece of gear.…

Crossing Over

Key West to Canada….Those words had been ringing through my mind for the last 323 days and 4017 miles. When I crossed beside a granite pillar, they became a reality. However, before that step, I had a hundred or so…

Mahoosuc Notch

The AT is a rough trail. At times it is nothing more than a game path traveled and kept packed by humans traversing the mountains. As you travel further north, the frequency at which you say “What the HELL?” tends…