Pinky and The Brain

Hi! We are aspiring AT thru hikers! We got married in March 2021 (and again in September 2021, long story.) The Brain has dreamt of completing an AT thru hike since she was a teenager and convinced Pinky to make this our honeymoon. We step off March 14, 2022.

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Days 178-180 New Hampshire: The Presidential Range

Days 178-180 New Hampshire: The Presidential Range

On our last morning at the Ski Lodge, we enjoyed one more delicious breakfast sandwich from Wayne's then said goodbye to Jeff and see you later to

Nov 22, 2022 : Pinky and The Brain
Days 174-175 New Hampshire: Franconia Notch to Crawford Notch

Days 174-175 New Hampshire: Franconia Notch to Crawford Notch

Before I get into the hiking, I have to talk about the Old Colony Ski Club. It’s in Lincoln, New Hampshire, a teeny town at the base of the Whites

Nov 20, 2022 : Pinky and The Brain
Days 172-173 New Hampshire: The Kinsmans

Days 172-173 New Hampshire: The Kinsmans

We got an early shuttle out of Hiker’s Welcome. Plan A was to go over the Kinsmans (South and North) to the shelter just on the other side- an 11

Oct 22, 2022 : Pinky and The Brain
Days 167-171 New Hampshire: Hanover to Moosilauke

Days 167-171 New Hampshire: Hanover to Moosilauke

After crossing the border we walked through the town of Hanover aka the Dartmouth campus. We bee lined for the post office, easy to spot because the

Oct 16, 2022 : Pinky and The Brain
Days 161-167 Vermont Part 2: The Vermommyca Vortex and Beyond

Days 161-167 Vermont Part 2: The Vermommyca Vortex and Beyond

The day after our musical escapade, we slept in. There was no way we were going to do the 17 miles over Killington and down to a Vermontica approved

Oct 16, 2022 : Pinky and The Brain
Days 155-160 Vermont Part 1: The Vermontica Slackpack

Days 155-160 Vermont Part 1: The Vermontica Slackpack

Once we crossed the border we had about 14 miles to our meet up point with my mom. We have been so well supported by our family and friends for the

Sep 6, 2022 : Pinky and The Brain
Days 148-155 Marshachussetts: Land O’ Lakes and Ponds

Days 148-155 Marshachussetts: Land O’ Lakes and Ponds

If you thought we loved Connecticut, wait till you hear about magical Massachusetts ! Our welcome into the state was less than ideal with the steep

Aug 27, 2022 : Pinky and The Brain
Days 145-148 Connecticut, The Beautiful

Days 145-148 Connecticut, The Beautiful

As soon as we entered Connecticut the vibe of the trail completely changed. It was *manicured.* These CT-AMC trail maintainers are on point. All the

Aug 20, 2022 : Pinky and The Brain
Days 138-145 New York, New York

Days 138-145 New York, New York

I have mixed feelings about our time in New York. It started out really hard for us. The rock scrambles kicked our butts. It was so hot and so dry.

Aug 17, 2022 : Pinky and The Brain
Days 132-137 New Jersey, baby!

Days 132-137 New Jersey, baby!

After we took our border photos, we high tailed it across the bridge. I’m not usually afraid of bridges but I was scared on that one. Yikes ! It was

Aug 1, 2022 : Pinky and The Brain