Hello and thanks for stopping by. Have you ever wanted to track a hiker as they traverse the 3,000 mile Continental Divide Trail (CDT)? Have you ever wanted to communicate with someone hiking long distance? Ever wanted to just drop in and say hello but not sure how? Wait no longer, this year while thru-hiking the Continental Divide Trail Fuzzy Monkey will be carrying the new Delorme InReach 2 way GPS Communicator. This handy device will allow you to view on a map my exact location while … [Read more...] about Wonder Where Fuzzy Monkey is Hiking? Wonder No More!!
Hello, I have six days until I depart for the start of my Continental Divide thru-hike. Yes I'm getting a but nervous, I keep going over in my mind what all I need to get done prior to leaving. Here is just a shot list of stuff that needs to be thought about prior to leaving. 1. Setup auto bank stuff 2. Pay property taxes 3. Make list of all business items for my parents to take care of. 4. Review all my gear 5. Study up on re-supply locations and make sure my contacts have the proper … [Read more...] about June 5th -CDT Journal
When hiking the West Coast Trail there were only three essential resources we used for our hike. I listed them here because people have asked me what maps I used or guidebooks I took with me. If you have found other material that has been useful please let me know. (1) Pacific Rim National Park Reserve of Canada: West Coast Trail Map - Bamfield to Port Renfrew, Vancouver Island Fuzzy Monkey's Notes: This is an excellent map and in my opinion a "must have" Is a very nice waterproof … [Read more...] about Top 3 Resources for a Successful Hike on the West Coast Trail
By Fuzzy Monkey Summer 2011 Photo Album - Starved Rock Photo Album Illinois Starved Rock State Park is one of the State parks in LaSalle County. Located in Utica, IL (LaSalle County). The Illinois Department of Natural Resources or DNR designates 5 distinguished regions in Illinois. Starved Rock is located in the Northwest Region Number 1. The park is a large 2,700 acres. Starved Rock contains just over 13 miles of hiking trail. Some highlights of the park include the many canyons. … [Read more...] about Fuzzy Monkey’s Review of Illinios Starved Rock State Park
McHenry County offers plenty of hiking and outdoor adventure. Learn from our experience hiking the various trails. Are you planning on heading out to one of the parks? Are you curious as to what facilities exist at each park and what they look like? Are you a visual person and wanting to see the park before you plan a hike. Fuzzy Monkey's review of each park provides photos, and hiking advise for each one of the parks. So dust off those boots, grab your water bottle and click on your favorite … [Read more...] about McHenry County Conservation District
October 2007 Fuzzy Monkey's Video Highlight of the Appalachian Trail Fuzzy Monkey's Appalachian Trail Photo Album Fuzzy Monkey's Appalachian Trail Gear List Fuzzy Monkey's Frequently Asked Questions about his Appalachian Trail Experience. Top 5 Websites to Check out Before your Appalachian Trail Hike … [Read more...] about Fuzzy Monkey Completes a Thru-Hike of the Appalachain Trail