WHW: The Last Leg

[Kinlochleven to Fort William: 15.25 miles/24.5 km] On our last day hiking the West Highland Way, we woke up 3 miles past Kingshouse and 6 miles before Kinlochleven. It was a beautiful September day in Scotland, all roiling clouds and cool temperatures. So, when the weather was even finer after lunch at one of the…

Gear Review: Big Agnes Air Core Ultra

I slept the entire length of the Appalachian Trail on a Thermarest Z-lite foam pad. And while I love that little stretch of foam, it taught me some things about what to look for in sleep comfort on the trail. During the last couple months of my thru-hike in November and December, the cold was…