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  1. Annual Spring Trip to the Bivouac in Ann Arbor

    Dreamer here, (From 4/21/12 Blog Post:

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    Terri & I make this trip at least once a year! The Lansing area has NO backpacking stores available with the wide selection of everything related to outdoor clothing and equipment. We did not buy that much on this trip ($296.00 before discounts: Ultra-Sil Dry Sack 'Cell Phone', 6 titanium stakes for our tent, Patagonia sweater and new hiking shoes 'Salomon Xa Pro 3d ...

    Updated 07-11-2012 at 20:27 by tashaver

  2. Our new YouTube Channel

    Dreamer here, (From 4/19/12 Blog Post:

    Please check out our new YouTube Channel at (TNTonthetrail). Terri & I will be adding videos as we have something worth sharing. The first one can be seen at:

    It is a video of what I was looking at the day I wrote the blog post "Note to Self" from March 26th. There are few things as special as a perfect beach on Maui.


    Updated 07-11-2012 at 20:30 by tashaver

  3. Ok, let's get a few things cleared up!

    Dreamer here, (From 4/19/12 Blog Post:

    It has come to our attention, from several of you, that you are confused on exactly what Terri & I are attempting to do. Some of you think we are car camping from GA to ME. Others canít believe it is possible to carry enough food for five months. And we have received several questions wondering whether there are that many motels along the (AT) Appalachian Trail, or if we intend to hitch hike in the places where ...

    Updated 07-11-2012 at 20:40 by tashaver

  4. Thirteen Statements of Wisdom by Warren Doyle

    Dreamer here, (From 4/17/12 Blog Post:

    Thirteen statements of widsom:
    1) Walking the entire Appalachian Trail is not recreation. It is an education and a job.

    2) Walking the entire Appalachian Trail is not 'going on a hike'. It is a challenging task - a journey with deeper ramifications. Are you willing to accept them and learn from them?

    3) Don't fight the Trail. You have to flow with it. Be cooperative with the Trail, neither ...
  5. Have you ever heard of Andrew Skurka?

    Dreamer here, (From 4/16/12 Blog Post:

    Terri & I had the privilege of attending Andrews presentation in Kalamazoo recently. WOW! What an amazing adventure and story we were treated to! After his presentation, we attended his Gear & Skills workshop that was equally as interesting and informative. Check out his website (below) and if you are in the vicinity of one of his upcoming events, it is a must see!

    Andrew Skurka has backpacked ...