I first heard about this opportunity one day in class. Mike handed me an article and said “Read this. I think you might find it interesting.” I read the article about Dr. J and her dream of hiking the Appalachian Trail and immediately decided that I wanted to be a part of this experience. WhenRead More
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Trip Reflection by Mike Gowen
I loaded up in the morning hours of May 31st. Got a late start, not highly unusual for me. I was on my way to an adventure that, to be perfectly honest, I hadn’t thought enough about. That is actually how I wanted it. A year before I received an email from Dr. Jacqui LowmanRead More
More Than Just an Adventure — A Reflection by Sierra Costa–Pierce
As I reflect on the adventures through the vegetable kingdom of the Blue Ridge Mountains, I find myself becoming reminiscent. I envision in my mind’s eye the experiences of traversing up, down, and through the multiform terrain, conversing with the eccentric characters of the AT, standing in reverence to the pure wildness of the denizenRead More
BEYOND LIMITS: Appalachian Trail Adventure 2017
Climbing Katahdin was only the beginning and now it’s time for a new adventure. The Appalachian Trail will be home to many BEYOND LIMITS volunteers next summer. This is the first of many announcements to come and soon you will choose your role on the trail. More hearts and minds will be needed for thisRead More
Overcome Your Challenges With Us
Life is about overcoming challenges. At any given point in your life you wake up each morning to face your own personal challenges. No matter what they may be, we at BEYOND LIMITS believe that you can handle them.
I could swear that my laptop hated me this past week. I don’t understand why: I take very good care of it. I have figured, though, that my laptop likes to work better up in my room rather than in my living room. So apparently it wants me to be a social outcast from myRead More
BEYOND LIMITS: Katahdin climb presentation [VIDEO]
BEYOND LIMITS: Katahdin Climb PowerPoint
This PowerPoint courtesy of Lenny Cole, photographer extraordinaire.
Behind the Limits [VIDEO]
Feast your eyes on behind the scenes footage of the BEYOND LIMITS Katahdin Expedition. This short documentary was shot and edited by UMPI student and expedition climber Chris Bowden.