Sunday, November 28, 2021

I Was On The Radio

After my successful Thru-Hike of the Appalachian Trail, I did an interview with a local journalist. He wrote an awesome article about my 6 month journey. The article was printed in two local newspapers...

Canoeing On The Shenandoah River

Canoeing On The Shenandoah River As we planned our canoeing trip while staying in Waynesboro, we called several outfitters for canoe renting options. Most of them told us that the water level on the river...

White Mountains

White Mountains As we celebrated Sherpa‘s birthday the other day, we already knew that we would stay another day in town. We went to the Yellow Deli. I would say it’s kind of a religious...

Four State Challenge

Four State Challenge Two days before we arrived in Harpers Ferry we heard about this challenge. It’s possible to hike four states just within 24 hours. You have to start about three miles south of...

The 100 Mile Wilderness

The 100 Mile Wilderness We totally enjoyed our nero day in Stratton. Nowadays we realize that our bodies are kind of running out of energy. My body feels just like the battery is getting empty....

Summit Day

Summit Day Having the opportunity to stay at the lovely cabin, which Sherpa‘s parents rented, was amazing. Little did we know that we should stay another night at the cabin pretty soon. We only had one...
Hiking Gear

Final Hiking Gear

Swap out Appalachian Tail Hiking Gear For years all the hikes I did were day hikes. There was no need for equipment like a big pack or a tent. I started longer hikes with a...

The Last State

The Last State Our zero day in Gorham was amazing. Big Bunny’s parents came to visit us and payed us a wonderful hotel room, food and gave us some rides. They are both very kind...

The Sun Came Back Out Again

The Sun Came Back Out Again After three weeks of really bad weather and a very bad mood because of all the rain, the sun finally made its way! It’s so much more fun to...
No Way Back

No Way Back

Finally through-hiking the Appalachian Trail 2018 About 6 months ago, after a day hike in the austrian alps, I watched some YouTube videos about hiking in the evening. I came across a channel called Homemade...
My name is Matthias, also known as "Bernie". I'm a sofware engineer. But I'm also addicted to hiking and beeing outdoors.