Hello Everyone! The last twelve days of The Thru Project Book Pre-Sale has been wonderful! Watching everyone get excited for the book release has been fulfilling on many levels. The Thru Project would like to thank our sponsors and followers for giving us so much support during our pre-sale!
After a long and awaited push to complete The Thru Project book, the day has finally arrived to announce its release! Without the help of our followers, friends and family this would have never been possible; thank you all for your support and helping keep the dream alive.
Today I am pleased to present a stop motion video of the entire ascent and decent of the notorious Mt. Moosilauke in New Hampshire! I rigged the camera just above my head during a southbound slack-pack and shot over 4,000 images (Approximately 1 image taken every 5 seconds) during the hike over Moosilauke.
Today we are celebrating the second anniversary of our 2013 thru hike! We started our hike on March 5th, 2013.
I'm excited to share a new image to honor the occasion. Entitled “Goose Eye Mountain”, this photo was taken on August 26th while climbing over Goose Eye Mountain in Maine. This portion of the journey took place just after crossing over in to Maine, the last state for us north-bounders. This area of the trail was gorgeous, lush, and un-forgiving at times. Wooden ladders, re-bar steps, and rock traverses of all shapes and sizes became a serious reality during this section of the hike.
2015 has a lot in store for the project; we have plans to complete The Thru Project book and have it ready for all the fun festivals and markets that are just around the corner! Among these events are Trail Days in Damascus, Virginia and the French Broad Co Op Wednesday Market in Asheville, North Carolina.
Today marks the one year anniversary of the completion of The Thru Project's journey along the Appalachian Trial!
The past year has gone by fast. It's hard to believe a year has passed since the journey came to an end.
So much has happened over the past year, with even more on the horizon for The Thru Project.
In honor of the anniversary of completion, I am presenting our latest image "Katahdin from Nesuntabunt" (above). This image was taken from Nesuntabunt Mountain, exactly 16 miles from the summit of Mt.Katahdin as the crow flies. Enjoying this view was incredible, but also a double edge sword, as we still had 36.3 miles to go to complete the trail! Although Mt.Katahdin was right in front of us, we weren't able to rest quite yet.
Proceeded by Jarred Douglass and Joel Dallas a few days earlier, at 5:30 am on September 19th 2013 Nick Browne, Ryan Underwood, Jonathon Harvey, and myself reached the summit of Mt.Katahdin.
A lifelong dream complete!
Thank you all for the support and watching the project grow!
New images coming soon, with lots of happenings in the upcoming year.