Articles by: Chris 'Tarzan' Clemens

Tomorrow I’ll Be Unemployed

Today is my last day of work at FoodTools.  Six years of good times, lots of traveling, and many lessons learned.  I wouldn’t trade it for anything!  Tomorrow I’ll be officially unemployed and next week I’ll be a full time Appalachian Trail thru-hiker.  Today we published the 50th issue of A Slice Of.., […]

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Driving Directions

I probably shouldn’t have…but I did… I went to Google Maps and typed in driving directions from Springer Mountain, Georgia to Mount Katahdin, Maine…and this popped up.  The distance is 800 miles shorter, 1,376 miles of driving versus 2,184 miles of walking, but the big difference is the travel time.  […]

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Maps

This is what 2,184 miles of maps looks like spread out on our coffee table.  Now it is time to section them out and plan when Amy will send them to us along the trail! We will probably start with a few maps that cover the first few states in my […]

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2012 Appalachian Trail Hike

Welcome to my Appalachian Trail blog!  I will be hiking the Appalachian Trail this year and I’m planning to keep you updated on my progress via this blog.  Below is an introduction to the A.T. by the numbers… –          2,184 miles long –          14 states are crossed while walking from […]

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