Get YOUR NAME in MY BOOK: And More Delicious Appalachian Trials Info

Hi team, So, my Appalachian Trail book, is finished (official launch coming soon). Well, almost… I have every page written, except for the last. That’s where YOUR NAME goes.  Only your name. Yes, I’m serious.  No, I’m not drunk. Imagine flipping through the final pages of this soon-to-be-released Appalachian Trail super-book, and the last thing […]

3 Learning Lessons from 2011

Holy Moldy Mayo, Batman! 2011 has been a monumental year for Mr. Zach Davis; this is a simple fact. It all started with a post.  January 2011 I was suffering from a fairly severe case of life dissatisfaction.  As is a common scenario amongst the employed population, I was at odds with my boss.  So- […]

Santa Claus vs. Derrick Rose

Merry Christmas and happy holidays* *I’m legally required to say this

Lyme Disease on the Appalachian Trail

The follow excerpt is taken from Appalachian Trials: a psychological and emotional guide to thru-hiking the Appalchain Trail.  If you’re thinking of hiking the AT, I’ll go as far as to say, it’s a must read. Deer Ticks are assholes. I went into the Appalachian Trail with my share of premonitions. Most, turned out to […]

On Trial: Technology on the Appalachian Trail

I recently received the following e-mail: “Hi, Zach Considering that you had your iphone with you the whole time, I was wondering if you’d given any thought to how truly disconnected you were?  Or to how truly connected you were to nature/outdoors/the AT because you were listening to music and audiobooks while hiking?  I’m not […]

Appalachian Trail Nutrition Guide: 7 Tips to Avoiding Post-Trail Weight Gain

[Editors note: Although this post is geared toward those who plan on hiking the AT or who have recently finished, the truth is, this information is applicable to anyone looking to lose a couple of pounds. This is sound nutritional advice from someone who knows what they are talking about (clearly not a reference to […]

The End of an Era

10.11.11 will go down in infamy…. …or will it? Become part of the Badger Book e-mail brigade to stay ahead of the curve and get these videos first.

[Guest Post] Reunited and it Feels So Good

[editor's note] I am hesitant to post the following essay from good friend Jack Borgo only because I hate to be the second best writer on my own website. I spent the previous weekend in my old stomping grounds, Madison, WI, to watch my football team disembowel the #8 team in the country, and more […]

Filling in the Gaps: Badger’s Appalachian Trail Omissions (part 2)

In the first edition of Filling in the Gaps, you learned how Google took a big dump on my heart. In this edition, you will learn how a mosquito took a big dump inside my head. For those who have followed along closely with Badger’s journey up the Appalachian Trail, you already know that I […]

Filling in the gaps: Badger’s Appalachian Trail Omissions (part 1)

For those who’ve followed my Appalachian Trail journey from the beginning, you may have noticed a couple of gaps in the story.  This has been confirmed by many of the questions I’ve received via Facebook and e-mail. As I’m currently in the process of writing a pretty kick ass Appalachian Trail book for you all […]

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