15. LP ‘Lil’ Buddha’ Kiatoukaysy

View this post on Instagram There aren’t many thru-hikers or adventurers that impress me more than, as I like to call him, the GOAT (Greatest Of All Time) named Billy. It’s ironic that we still have never met on the Pacific Crest Trail or John Muir Trail, given both of our repeat offender status on […]

12: Dan ‘Chopsticks’ Munsell

View this post on Instagram So it ends. I arrived at Fort Pickens this evening just as the sun slipped below the horizon. Ending my NOBO thru and setting a new self supported fastest known time (FKT) of the Florida National Scenic Trail. 24 days 11 hours 45 minutes. I left the southern terminus on […]

11: Out on the Trail | Stories from the Florida Trail

View this post on Instagram I know it’s a bit early but I’m ready to jump on the Best 9 bandwagon for the year. From a whirlwind idea in late February last year to launching the podcast in May, it’s been a great first half year of sharing stories from the Florida Trail (and other […]

7A: Misti ‘Ridley’ and Chris ‘Panther’ Little

Music: “Breathing” by Lee Rosevere Show Notes Hey, it’s an episode with the show host and her husband! If you haven’t popped over to the about section of the podcast to find out more about our hike and the podcast you can read that here. Lots of good links in there in addition to the […]

7B: Misti ‘Ridley’ and Chris ‘Panther’ Little

View this post on Instagram The Senator, what was an estimated 3,500 year old bald cypress tree, in 2011 was a short detour off the Florida Trail in Big Tree Park. Unfortunately this tree burned down in January of 2012. I feel incredibly lucky to have seen it alive and would never have guessed it […]

2: James ‘Jupiter’ Hoher

28d 10h 00m, is the new Florida Trail self-supported speed record. This was way harder than I thought it would be. Although my overall average was 39mpd I realized halfway through I was off pace by a couple days, so the second half of this hike I don't think my milage dipped below 40 more […]