Scouts and the AT day 1 part 2.

We talked and they decided I would have to hike ahead and secure a shelter, there was no way at the pace we were going we'd ever meet the other scouts at the campsite.  Off I went fell speed ahead with Roland, our pace going from a mere half mile an hour to four miles [...]

Scouts and the AT day 1 part 1.

The quiet drive with Roland went by just as I hoped.  It could only be described as that quintessential scene in a movie where its just a man and his dog silent enjoying the simply things together.  Rolling down the road together, epitomizing the bond between a man and his dog, neither belonging to each [...]

30 May 2014 French Creek State Park

Chase and I headed out without a GPS and map.  We were armed  just with printed directions. This trip was quite a few firsts for Chase.  It was his first time as the dedicated co-pilot, as well as navigating without technology.   As it turns out, the printed directions were total crap.  This endeavor would be [...]