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Mighty Blue on the Appalachian Trail:

The Ultimate Mid-Life Crisis

Apr 25, 2019

Every night in the woods this time. After publishing the last show at Chestnut Knob Shelter I’ve made it the 55 miles to Woods Hole Hostel.

Characters are becoming family and we’re caring about their lives as well as our own. Plenty of opportunities for copious eating and even the chance of a dip in a river.


Apr 22, 2019

I’ve spent the past four days hiking with my Buddy, Clay Bonnyman Evans. I trimmed back the mileage but have continued to feel better and better as I hiked.

We even met some alpacas.

As you can see from the pictures, the scenery remains glorious and the view from Chestnut Knob Shelter has to be one of the finest so...

Apr 19, 2019

Three hard hiking days out of Damascus proved the perfect antidote to two days lying on my bed watching sport on TV. I was lucky enough to address some students studying the Appalachian Trail (yes, it’s a thing) while in Damascus. I rested and healed.

When I got on the trail I fell right back into it and hiked more...

Apr 13, 2019

It’s been an exhausting few days and my body is telling me to rest. I’m taking a double zero in Damascus, though I’m still getting in some good mileage days. I’ve visited a couple of great hostels recently and also had a night back in my tent.

Tennessee has been wonderful but we’re now into Virginia for the...

Apr 9, 2019

Another diverse few days, with tiredness, bailouts, glorious views, wonderful people, and poignant stories filling my days.

From a sun-filled Carvers Gap I crossed the balds and revealed in both the physicality and the beauty.

Then, a totally unexpected evening that filled my heart with joy with a bunch of new friends...