The End 

The End:


And now, it’s here. The end. Katahdin.

My pack is on my shoulders and I’m buckled in. I’ve registered with the State Park and am ready to hike it, but my feet aren’t just ready to move. I look at it for a long time. It’s rugged, huge, majestic. This whole hike I’ve treated it as a myth,…

…and all the while Aaron’s hiking the trail.

"Where's Home?" 

"Where's Home?":


I’m off like a shot into the 100-mile wilderness, leaving all hiking companions behind to take it slow, to savor the last few days. As for me, I can see the finish line, and I’m giving it everything I’ve got. I come to a river that I’ll need to ford - it will come up to my upper-thigh in the…