My name is Tortugamama (Tortuga was taken), and Grey Hare and I are recently retired and are very excited to be starting our adventure on the AT. We will be flip flopping beginning in Virginia on April 10. We are life-long outdoor enthusiasts and look forward to hearing from our family and friends, old and new, along the way. Any words of advice will be greatly appreciated!
Breathtakingly beautiful. As a result of family obligations we began our hike in Shanendoah. We were so fortunate to do so. The park is
'Twas the night before day 1. We have been planning for this hike for so long and seemingly had plenty of time to get our gear and our lives in