While Jen is working her way across the state, she’ll be interviewing the people she encounters along the way. Today: Todd Gothberg of Asheville. Todd has a hint of a Yankee accent that lets you know he’s not
While Jen is working her way across the state, she’ll be interviewing the people she encounters along the way. Today: Karen Chávez, longtime outdoor recreation writer and editor with the Asheville Citizen-Times. Karen Chávez didn’t grow up in
What keeps Jen fueled on her long-distance hikes? While she makes her way across North Carolina, she’ll share some of her favorite trail food. This week’s trail food is a three-letter word. It is all natural, portable, inexpensive, and
In the past two weeks we have covered more than 180 miles of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail. But if we were on any other path, in any other state, I doubt we would have made it this far. After
Note: Karen Chavez, outdoors writer with the Asheville Citizen-Times, is writing a series of articles about Jennifer Pharr Davis and family's hike across the state on the MST. Start here, then click "Read more" for the full article.
Our first week on the Mountains-to-Sea Trail has been filled with MORE than I anticipated. More great views, more mushrooms, more climbs, more rain, more miles, more hardship, and most of all more emotion. I’d forgotten that it’s
It’s almost here. After two years of planning, our family will start the Mountains-to-Sea Trail on Tuesday. A couple of words have stuck out as we’ve assembled our gear and made the final preparations. Nervous Yes, I