Taylor's Thoughts

Trust the Process 

Trust the Process 

"Cut it out." I mentally screamed at myself. I was sick of hearing myself complain. "Ha, you act sooo hardcore don't you? One hailstorm and now you think you get to complain. Shut your soft mouth." Sometimes the only person that will give you the hard truth is...

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The Plunge

    There is a trail near my home in New Hampshire. It's called the Lonesome Lake trail, and it leads up to one of the ATC huts along the Appalachian trail. Around halfway up sits a little swimming hole, around 15 to 20 feet deep. Above the water, sits a...

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The Abyss: A Reflection

The abyss. A dark, cold, black chill ran up my spine as I watched, as I stared into the depths. His uniform, that familiar striped pattern that had wrapped me up in a hug almost every single time he got back from work. Every day. Not for the next 270. Not for the next...

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Why hike?

Hi. My name is Taylor, I'm 16, and I live in New Hampshire. As you are probably aware, my family and I are attempting a NOBO (northbound) thru-hike of the AT in about 2 weeks. I'd like to give a brief intro and explain my reasons for wanting to be involved in this...

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Taylor

Following his dads’ footsteps, Taylor comes alive in the outdoors and is fueled by challenge. He loves skiing and climbing. Recently, he was certified as an Outdoor Emergency Services Technician, and is well on his way to becoming a National Alpine Ski Patrolman.

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