Category Archives: Great River Trail

Concluding the Great River Trail Trash Trek

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Wade at the trail head of the Great River Trail.

This past Friday, I finished my hike. The Great River Trail Trash Trek is complete! I walked roughly sixty-five┬ámiles (a few extra off trail) and picked up forty-three bags of trash. I feel good about my effort, and happy that I had the opportunity to take a week and explore this local resource. I loved hiking the Great River Trail,… Read more »

Great River Trail Trash Trek: Today is the Day!

The Mississippi River via the Great River Trail

Greetings all! Barring any unforeseen complications, I’ll be on the trail by the time you’re reading this! I’m very excited, and I hope that you’ll be joining me in some small way! Remember that you can track my progress via Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Feel free to tweet at me or message me on Facebook if you like or want… Read more »

Great River Trail Trash Trek: All Geared Up!

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All the gear I'll need for the Great River Trail Trash Trek

It’s now officially less than one week until my departure date, and though I still have packing and shake down to do, I feel ready. In my previous update I outlined my itinerary, so as I enter the final stages of preparation I’d like to take a moment to introduce you to some of the gear I’ll be using for… Read more »

Update! Great River Trail Trash Trek Itinerary

The Mississippi River via the Great River Trail

Planning and preparation is coming along.
There’s still plenty to do, but I’ve got my schedule pretty well laid out.
I’m excited that everything is coming together, so read on for my itinerary!

Announcing the Great River Trail Trash Trek

The Mighty Mississippi!

I’m hiking the Great River Trail this summer, and picking trash up all along the way. For five days and four nights, I’ll be walking the trail, camping nearby, enjoying the mighty Mississippi, and cleaning up all the litter I safely can.
Want more details? Please read on!