I am ready to go…

The last couple of weeks have been kinda strange to me. I got sick like two weeks ago and stayed at home since then. Nothing critical but still a struggle for me. I finally came to an end with most of my planing chores. I even booked my first flight to Atlanta where i will…

My Gear Selection

While hiking the Appalachian Trail i used to carry an average of 40 to 45 pounds on my back. Sometimes more, sometimes less. But never really under 35 Pounds. That was no fun, especially in the early beginnings of my adventure. Having no clue what i was doing back then, i kinda overused my “IT-Bands”…

About

I’ve never been that “outdoorsy” kind of guy. Going for a walk for no reason? That’s not me. Go on a Camping Trip? Sure, if its reachable by car. But only if the weather is good enough. Which means: not too warm or cold, no rain or snow, no bugs’n’critters. You know. My home is…

Te Araroa Trail (NZ) 2018

New Zealand. Aotearoa – the Maori Name which translates to “the land of the long white cloud”. And that describes exactly my experiences when i put my foot on the ground for the first time in my life. The grass was as green as one would expect when being part of a fairy tale that…

Pacific Crest Trail (USA) 2018

After being done hiking the Appalachian Trail back in 2015, I never had any serious intention on doing something like this ever again. I was done. Happy about my accomplishment. Sad to leave behind my Trail-Family and the stunning beautiful Nature I just walked through. My way back into civilization, back home, wasn’t easy and…

Appalachian Trail (USA) 2015

I think it was at the end of the year 2009, around Christmas Time, to be more specific. I remember sitting on the couch with my girlfriend then, watching TV. While zapping through the channels I stumbled over a documentary about the Appalachian Trail. The Title was: “Through America’s Wilderness – 3000 km on the…