Being Present In the World

On the trail, we don’t have many responsibilities. We wake up, break down camp, eat breakfast, hike, eat second breakfast, hike, eat lunch, hike, eat a snack, hike, eat dinner, …

Learning to Walk…Again

So, it’s been a long time since our last update… And while we are extremely sorry about that and really aren’t too sure how so much time passed by without …

Thru-Hiking: Hiking Through

This past week has been so crazy for us that it almost feels surreal. As a lot of you know, winter has finally decided to make its appearance and boy …

Thru-Hiking: It Takes A Village

We’re currently sitting in Hot Springs, North Carolina – just shy of 300 miles in – and we can’t help but feel that we are sitting here because of all …

Thru-Hiking: Spontaneous Zero Day

Knowing When to Rest For months, Logan has been tirelessly compiling research from various sources to create this massive spreadsheet that mapped out where we’d be on each day with …

Thru-Hiking: Tomorrow

Tomorrow. Tomorrow is February 3rd. For a lot of you, tomorrow is Friday – hoorah! Your weekend is so close you can taste it and your workweek is finally coming …

Thru-Hiking: A Daddy’s Perspective

After our shakedown trip, I sent my mama and daddy some questions to answer about what our AT thru-hike is like from their perspective. The following is my daddy’s response: ______________________________________________________________________ If …

Shake It On Down

If you follow us on any of our social media accounts, you’ve more than likely seen “shakedown” make quite a few appearances over the past few weeks. Unless you’re strangely …

Completing the Appalachian Trail: Possible or Impossible?

[ms_image_frame src=”http://trailmixfornewlyweds.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/g0862840.jpg” border_radius=”0″ link=”” link_target=”_blank” light_box=”no” class=”” id=””] Morgan and I both currently work for a local outdoors store in Birmingham, Alabama. I am the store manager for one of …