Dennis DeLay

Hi, I'm Dennis. I am a recently retired electrician. I spent 37 years in Local #3, IBEW. I have a beautiful wife, three great kids, 1 handsome son in law and 1 beautiful daughter in law. I start my trek in less than three weeks. I'm ready.

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Final thoughts section hike 2024

Final thoughts section hike 2024

296 miles in 19 days this year. You do the math 😁. We had some beautiful weather early on then some rainy wet

May 23, 2024 : Dennis DeLay
Front Royal to Harper’s Ferry

Front Royal to Harper’s Ferry

We left Front Royal after a day and a half of rest and hot tub immersion. Back on trail and had a beautiful day. We wanted to hike to a State park

May 17, 2024 : Dennis DeLay
The Shenandoah Park to Front Royal

The Shenandoah Park to Front Royal

We left Staunton/ Waynesboro on Monday. Entered the park and encountered smaller more gentle climbs. We hiked 3-20+ days

May 13, 2024 : Dennis DeLay
Days 5-10 Glasgow to Staunton/ Waynesboro

Days 5-10 Glasgow to Staunton/ Waynesboro

Hi everyone Last week did a Nero into Glasgow and stayed at Stanimals. It was packed. I think there were 22 or so hikers overnight. Tuesday,

May 5, 2024 : Dennis DeLay
AT 2024-section hike start

AT 2024-section hike start

Hey everyone. Well, I’m a glutton for punishment! Planned and met 2 hiker buddies from last year, Bootlip’s from Memphis and Hummingbird Guru from

Apr 29, 2024 : Dennis DeLay
Pearisburg to 1/3 (Daleville)

Pearisburg to 1/3 (Daleville)

What a beautiful week we've had here on trail. After the 2 rainy days early last week, we've seen no rain, and it's been sunny and breezy. Perfect

May 26, 2023 : Dennis DeLay
Congrats to Anthony and Madison

Congrats to Anthony and Madison

So sad to miss another wedding. Congratulations to Anthony and Madison! Hope your day is perfect, and enjoy it

May 19, 2023 : Dennis DeLay
Burkes Garden hostel to mile 637- Pearisburg

Burkes Garden hostel to mile 637- Pearisburg

After a few good weeks of clear weather, we had 2 full days of pouring rain. In spite of the rain, I hiked 19 miles Monday then a short 13 on

May 19, 2023 : Dennis DeLay
Congrats to Amanda and Terrence!!!

Congrats to Amanda and Terrence!!!

Want to say congrats to Amanda and Terrence and to the Tulley and Regan families on their wedding. Wish I could've been there to celebrate with you

May 14, 2023 : Dennis DeLay
Damascus to Mile 571

Damascus to Mile 571

First of all, as Hank would say, thanks for reading!Well, it's been 6 days since Damascus and 100 miles logged. The scenes, views, and vistas

May 14, 2023 : Dennis DeLay