EVENTS

Wed, Oct 25, 2017  |  6:30 - 8:00 PM
REI: Nuts & Bolts of Hiking the AT  |  Asheville, NC


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PAST EVENTS

Transylvania County Library  |  Brevard, NC
Barnes & Noble  |  Asheville, NC
ALDHA Gathering
Devils Backbone Hoopla  |  Nelson County, VA
Trail Fest  |  Dahlonega, GA
Virginia Highlands Festival  |  Abingdon, VA
Trail Days  |  Damascus, VA
REI  |  Knoxville, TN
Trailfest  |  Hot Springs, NC
First United Methodist Church  |  Hendersonville, NC
AT Kickoff  | Amicalola Falls State Park, GA
Diamond Brand  |  Asheville, NC
REI  |  Cary/Durham/Raleigh, NC
REI  |  Greenville, SC
REI  |  Asheville, NC
Buncombe County Library  |  Asheville, NC

PRESS

NEW CASTLE NEWS
The Woods and Words

THE BUSINESS OF ADVENTURE 
Thru-Hiking to an Adventure Career Via Reddit by Cathy O'Dowd

SIMON & SCHUSTER'S OFF THE SHELF
Book review by Allison Tyler

THE TREK (APPALACHIAN TRIALS)
Book review by Jordan "Yo Teach!" Bowman

ASHEVILLE'S MOUNTAIN XPRESS
Book release announcement and interview

GONE VIRAL ON REDDIT
My 2014 Appalachian Trail hike has gained some attention. You may know me from Reddit, where I posted these before and after pictures and received over 4,000 comments. 

This has been viewed over 2.8 million times.

This has been viewed over 2.8 million times.

The story was picked up by many clickbait sites...  Mother Nature Network  Sunny Skyz  BroBible

ASHEVILLE'S MOUNTAIN XPRESS      
A local paper contacted me after my post on Reddit went viral.  Hayley Benton wrote this excellent piece about my adventure, and what draws people to hike the AT.

NEW CASTLE NEWS 
My hometown paper picked up the story.

THE TREK (APPALACHIAN TRIALS)
I contribute to The Trek (formerly Appalachian Trials).  You can subscribe to my posts from my page there.