Hey everyone! Like many thru hikers, this has been a goal of mine for a very long time. I just graduated college with a mechanical engineering degree and couldn't think of a better way to celebrate than 4-5 months strolling through the woods! I'm from NH and heading northbound with my younger brother. As my dad likes to tell people, they are dropping us off somewhere in GA and making us walk home. Thanks for following along!
Day 35, 6/2/23 Broken fiddle hostel to Saunders shelter 9.2, mile 480.2 Wow. I slept so amazing last night. I was asleep by 10:00 and woke
Day 34, 6/1/23 Iron mountain shelter to Broken Fiddle Hostel 26.5, mile 471 Thankfully we did not have the bears come visit us last night!
Day 33, 5/31/23 Watauga Lake to Iron Mountain Shelter 15 miles, mile 444.5 Today was relatively uneventful, we did see a bunny and a deer
Day 32, 5/30/23 Moreland Gap Shelter to Watauga Lake tent site 15.8 miles, mile 429.5 Last night was the best night, and latest night, on
Day 31 mountain harbour hostel to Moreland gap shelter 18.4 miles, mile 413.7 Mile 400 today and one month on trail! Kevin had another
Day 30 Carvers gap to mountain harbour hostel 14.8 miles, mile 395.3 I am so thankful we got the Mountain Harbour Hostel for last night and
Day 27 Big bald shelter to Jones branch tributary tent site 18.5 miles, mile 349.5 The hiking part of the day was uneventful but once we got
Day 25 Allen gap to flint mountain shelter 18.8 miles, mile 308.5 We said a sad goodbye to mom and Ethan this morning and hit the trail
Day 23 Hot springs to Allen gap 14.3 miles, mile 289.7 Today was the first slackpack day for me! Ethan hiked with me for the 14.3 miles and
Apologies for the long time between posts, service in the smokies was non existent! Thanks for following along everyone. :) Day 16 Fontana dam