The Bathroom Bear

It was about five in the morning when I stepped out of the restroom at a Shenandoah National Park campground.  While I walked to the restroom in the dark, my eyes were having trouble adjusting to the blackness after being in the fluorescent lighting. So just a few feet removed from the restroom, I turned … Read more

Superior Hiking Trail Day 16: The End

The end is just the beginning.  Day 16 Wednesday June 1, 2016 Jay Cooke State Park to The End 5.9 Superior Hiking Trail Miles I’ve crossed the Jay Cooke State Park Swinging Bridge many times, but today is different. For two weeks, I’ve used the Swinging Bridge to visual the end of my journey. But … Read more

Superior Hiking Trail Day 14: Duluth Day!

Buck the association! I’m going to Duluth! Day 14 Monday May 30, 2016 Bald Eagle Campsite to Canal Park, Duluth 12.5 Superior Hiking Trail Miles I woke up at Bald Eagle camp, the last campsite on the Superior Hiking Trail. The Superior Hiking Trail Association recommends ending a thru-hike at Martin Road, which is just … Read more