THE HIKING VETERAN
15,000 MILES HIKED + 2,000 MOUNTAINS CLIMBED + 1,000 NIGHTS CAMPED OUT
ARTICLES

Every article Erik has ever written.  Enjoy!

"Healing Mountain: How Veterans Find Freedom Among the Hills " (2020)
"A History of Northeast Peakbagging: Part I, Non-Winter" (2020)
"A History of Northeast Peakbagging: Part II, Winter" (2020)
"Into the Hills: What it's Like to Climb 2,000 Mountains" (2020)
"The Search for Solitude: Lonely and Long in 2020" (2019)
"The Verdict: Hikers Don't Ruin Trails" (2019)
"From Source to Sea: A Hiker's Guide to Long-Distance Paddling" (2018)
"Low, Lonely, and Lovely: Adirondack Peakbagging Record" (2018)
"Water Off, Hikers On: A Short Course in Sustainable Trail Design" (2018)
"When They Named the Wilderness: A Briefing on Toponyms" (2018)
"Name Bagging: The Challenge for Contrarians" (2017)
"Trans Adirondack Route: A Walk on New York's Wild Side" (2017)
"Sustainability: Northeast Trail Makeover" (2013)
"1,000 Nights: Into the Darkness" (2012)
"Eastern Bushwhacking: The Challenge of Being a Contrarian" (2012)
"Southern 5,000-footers: Peakbagging's Loneliest List" (2012)
"Delaware: Source to Sea" (2011)
"Let it Snow, Let it Snow: But Only So Much" (2011)
"Nine Weeks: Into the Wild West" (2011)
"Susquehanna: Source to Sea" (2011)
"Giardia Myth-Buster: How Rumor and Paranoia Created a False Standard" (2009, updated)
"Fastpacking the High Peaks: Call Me a Lightweight" (2008)
"One Big Push: Six Days Across the Catskills" (2008)
"Under the Covers: Ten Tales to Pass a Long Winter" (2008)
"Arizona Trail Corridor: Land of Desert and Sky" (2006)
"Code Breaker: Terry Trudeau Has a Bad Day" (2006)
"Colorado Trail: Best Legal High in the Land" (2006)
"Great Divide Mountain Bike Route: Full Time Continental Tour" (2006)
"Junior and Scar Dog: Two Favorites From a Long, Strange Trip" (2006)
"New York 3,500-footers in Winter: Rekindling Challenge" (2006)
"Bike Love: Goodbye, Old Friend" (2005)
"Climbing the Northeast 770: All the Pain, Half the Elevation" (2005)
"Borderland by Mountain Bike: New York Gringo on the Demarcation" (2004)
"Smokin': The Lighter Side of Appalachian Backpacking" (2004)