Nate Caron

AKA - "N/A"

  • From Lawrence, KS
  • Job: Professional Delivery Specialist, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu competitor/instructor.
  • Experience: OT '15, CT '15, CT '16, Collegiate Loop '16, SHT '16, AT '17, LT '18.


Age: 28
Previous Thru-hikes: OT ’15, CT ’15, CT ’16, Collegiate Loop ’16, SHT ’16, AT ’17, LT ’18.

What are some of your hobbies?
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Judo, Wrestling, Film Editing, Climbing, Hiking, Kayaking, Writing.

So why are you doing the Great Western Loop?
It intimidates me. 

What do you think will get you to the end?
Stubbornness, gratitude, grit.

What do you want to be remembered for?
Don’t care if I’m remembered, I just want to spread kindness and live up to my potential.

How would your parents describe you?

What’s your luxury item?
Headphones. Cellphone.

Who is the person you look up to the most and why?
People who never give any slack to being better. 

Three words to describe yourself?
Stubborn, intense, kind. 

Describe your perfect day on trail?
Horrible, miserable morning full of suffering followed by perfect afternoon weather and a full moon night. 

What would be the reason for you NOT to finish? 
Severe Injury/Death.