This site features adventure journals and photos by Jamie Compos.
Most of these journals have thousands of words and hundreds of beautiful photos.
The following pages also provide planning information and guides on how to do these trips for yourself.
Scroll beyond the adventures to see some of the site’s more popular articles about backpacking gear, photography, and more.
Bicycling Across America
(currently being updated)In 2006 I rode a bicycle from the Atlantic coast to Seattle and down to San Francisco.
Hiking the Appalachian Trail
The story of this site begins in 2001 when I set out to backpack the entire Appalachian Trail from Georgia to Maine.
Hiking the Long Trail – Vermont
In 2007 I thru-hiked Vermont’s Long Trail, southbound during the peak of autumn’s foliage.
Hiking the Colorado Trail
In August of 2010 I thru-hiked the Colorado Trail from Denver to Durango.