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Hut Hopping – Days 71 thru 75

Hut Hopping – Days 71 thru 75

Day 71 - Ethan Pond Shelter to Rt 302 / Old Colony Ski Club I was so comfortable in my quilt this morning and did not want to get up....

Jun 11, 2024 : Pot Luck
Popcorn?

Popcorn?

Day 93 Jennings Creek to Harrison Ground Spring  17.4 miles AT mile 776.1 Card of the day - 3 of wands Waking up at a campsite has some benefits, and...

Jun 11, 2024 : Craigen “Cool Breeze” Smith
You know you can drive the blue ridge?

You know you can drive the blue ridge?

Day 92 Wilson Creek Shelter to Jennings Creek (for Middle Creek Campground) 17 miles AT mile 758.8 Card of the day - 10 of swords Same card as yesterday.  That’s...

Jun 11, 2024 : Craigen “Cool Breeze” Smith
Mezcal makes you happy?

Mezcal makes you happy?

Day 91 Daleville to Wilson Creek Shelter 11.2 miles AT mile 741.8 Card of the day - 10 of swords Day 90 ended up being another unscheduled Zero.  These are...

Jun 11, 2024 : Craigen “Cool Breeze” Smith
Tinker Cliffs are that amazing

Tinker Cliffs are that amazing

Day 89 Campbell Shelter to US 220 (Daleville) 15.4 miles AT mile 740.6 Card of the day - knight of swords The wind howled all night and the rain came...

Jun 11, 2024 : Craigen “Cool Breeze” Smith
Halfway & The Half-Gallon Challenge

Halfway & The Half-Gallon Challenge

We hiked passed the Mason-Dixon Line, hit the halfway mark of the AT, and made up for our 4-state challenge failure by completing the half-gallon challenge.

Jun 11, 2024 : Mika Byar
Day 57 – Ponies on the Appalachian Trail!

Day 57 – Ponies on the Appalachian Trail!

Day 57 Start: Thomas Knob Shelter End: Hurricane Mountain Shelter Miles Hiked: 16.6 Miles on AT: 515.8   Whew, it was cold last night! This morning I awoke to frost...

Jun 11, 2024 : Jen Brown
Pennsylvania Pays Out in the End: AT Flip Flop Days 27-31

Pennsylvania Pays Out in the End: AT Flip Flop Days 27-31

The last stretch of Pennsylvania was still challenging, but we had some well-earned good times to make it all worthwhile.

Jun 11, 2024 : Luke W
Days 61 through 64

Days 61 through 64

Day 61 Stealth Campsite to Hot Springs, North Carolina Hiked today 12.6 total hiked 1022 today’s ascent 2380 Today I hike  800 to 1000’ up and over the top of...

Jun 10, 2024 : Griff
Day 72: Trail Days Part 2

Day 72: Trail Days Part 2

Morning Plans I was surprised by how well I slept. It was still quiet for the most part. I'm sure most were partying into the early hours of the morning....

Jun 10, 2024 : Morgan Schmidt