Will is an independent musician and backpacking enthusiast from Iowa.
1999-2010: Led punk rockers Funks G
2011: Worked as a Wilderness Therapy Counselor in Vermont and released Songs from the North Country
2012: Released William Borg Schmitt and performed a month long tour of the Northeast and Midwest.
2013: Thru Hiked the Appalachian Trail
2014: Released Whispering Willows and completed 15 date March North tour of the East Coast.
2015: Documented the California section of the Pacific Crest Trail at YourHappyWanderer.com
2016: Pacific Northwest Residency, Spirit of Chautauqua tour, and completed the Oregon section of the Pacific Crest Trail
2017: Released Riches are Free and walked the Washington section of the Pacific Crest Trail, finishing a 3 year hike from Mexico to Canada.
2018: Released a Song of the Week for 24 consecutive weeks for World Food Program donations
2019: Releasing The Spirit of Folk and touring the Midwest with William and the Wildflowers