Thru-Hiking the Northville Placid Trail, NY

150ish (heavy “ish”) miles through the remote Adirondack wilderness (Mileage updated as of 2019 including re-routes) 9/13/2019 – 9/21/2019 DAY 1: NORTHVILLE, NY TO WOODS LAKE CAMPSITE #1 (9/13/2019) Mileage: ~14.3 After Brads brother Michael dropped us off at the trail head at waterfront part, Catherine, Kolby, Brad and I excitedly made our way to […]

Through the Struggle Comes Reward

“I would like to dedicate yesterday’s hike to 46Climbs and everyone out there struggling with day to day life thinking things will never get better.  Life’s like climbing a mountain.  For the first hour, I wanted to call it quits and head back to the truck.  Every bump along the way was miserable but I […]

Finish on Whiteface

After two full days of hiking in windy and chilly weather, Kolby and Catherine’s mileage for the week is now well above 100. Tomorrow they plan on finishing the week hiking Whiteface with their parents, friends and supporters.  For any who would like to join the hike, they will be heading out from the trail […]

The Calm Before the Storm

Here I am sitting in my dorm room at Clarkson University with a whirlwind of things going through my head. The car sits in the parking lot, filled to the brim with gear for our upcoming trip. We are gathering together the last of our gear, before we head to church and out to Upper […]