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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Mtn. Harbor Hostel to Damascus

Mtn. Harbor Hostel to Damascus

After 395 miles, I crossed some of the most beautiful section of trail to date. The Laurel river and Lake Watauga areas are simply gorgeous. Would

May 7, 2023 : Dennis DeLay
Hot Springs to mile 395

Hot Springs to mile 395

So I passed 300 miles. Did a few 20 mile days. Then hit some rain and took an earlier than planned zero day in Erwin, TN. on Friday. The trail

May 1, 2023 : Dennis DeLay
Mile 164.7 to 274.9

Mile 164.7 to 274.9

Three weeks in and the trail is amazing. Came out of Fontana Dam and up through the Smokies. The first 2 days were cold and windy, but then the sun

Apr 23, 2023 : Dennis DeLay
Miles 69.2 – 164.7

Miles 69.2 – 164.7

Well, 2nd week was incredible. Passed into North Carolina, passed mile 100- no marker there. Had a few hard climbs up, including a rock

Apr 15, 2023 : Dennis DeLay
First week

First week

One week in and loving this. Have met some great people from all over the Country and quite a few from Canada and Germany as well. Hiked with a few

Apr 8, 2023 : Dennis DeLay
1 Week to Go

1 Week to Go

The months and weeks of planning and fine-tuning along with prep hikes and overnights are complete. The countdown to 4/2 is on and I'm ready I

Mar 27, 2023 : Dennis DeLay