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.
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
Days 127-132 Yuengslyvania: Part 3
Our hitching luck did not hold for the return journey. Sadly, we had to walk the whole 1.9 miles from the hotel back to the trail. Maybe it was for
Days 121-126 Yuengsylvania: Part 2
You might remember that I left my CNOC water bag at a shelter in Maryland. While we were home, I ordered a new one and had it sent to the Boiling
Days 116-120 Yuengsylvania: Part 1
Walking gives me a lot of time to think of stupid things. I’ve started coming up with more state specific “challenges.” For Pennsylvania we have the
Days 105-109 The Four Day Challenge
Some hikers do the 4 State Challenge- hike from Virginia to Pennsylvania, a total of about 44 miles, in less than 24 hours. That’s not our style. We
Days 101-103 The Race to Harper’s Ferry
Over the span of 9 days, 5 were 20+ mile days. I did not love it. We are incredibly proud of ourselves but dang my feet hurt. We are definitely
Days 93-100! The Virginia Cruise Part 2: The Shennies
After saying our final goodbye to Charlotte, we walked back into the woods. We only had 4 miles to hike to our next family rendezvous - this time
Days 84-92 The Virginia Cruise Part 1- to Rockfish Gap
The one thing Glasgow is missing but sorely needs is a breakfast diner. All good southern trail towns should have a place that serves biscuits and
Days 80-83 Daleville to Glasgow
After a slow morning chatting with Zoe and Gramma we reluctantly left the comforts of home and headed back to the trail. It was already hella hot and
Days 71-79 Woods Hole to Daleville
Leaving Woods Hole was so hard. Plus it was raining. We finally tore ourselves away, consoling ourselves that we only had 11 miles to do that day.