Flip-Flop

Inside the Mind of This Thru-Hiker on a Typical Day

Inside the Mind of This Thru-Hiker on a Typical Day

A New Day, the Best of Intentions.     Okay, up and at 'em!  A new day on the AT and it looks like beautiful weather.   I'd love to get 20 miles done today if I...

Aug 19, 2017 : Ruth Morley
I’m Finished…

I’m Finished…

12 Aug 2017 Mileage Total AT Miles: 773.44 miles Today's Miles: 13.1 miles Time: 11.5 hours Speed: 1.13 mph You Know When You Know When it was time to retire...

Aug 17, 2017 : Up-n-Ready
It’s All Good:  Working Hard on the Trail and Reaping the Benefits

It’s All Good: Working Hard on the Trail and Reaping the Benefits

Things happen for reason. Fate had it that, during the past two weeks, I would have my first two nights' experience of sleeping alone in shelters and a solo night in a meadow. ...

Aug 14, 2017 : Ruth Morley
Getting My Slack Packer Glow On

Getting My Slack Packer Glow On

I met Namaste in Virginia at the Woods Hole Hostel (where we all held hands and expressed gratitude for things like coffee and a dry place to sleep and trail...

Aug 10, 2017 : Deane "Roo" Giordano
Doctor (re) Visit

Doctor (re) Visit

10 Aug 2017 Mileage AT NOBO Miles - 454 miles AT SOBO Miles - 298.3 miles AT Total Miles - 752.3 miles % Complete - 34.3% Today's Miles - 0...

Aug 10, 2017 : Up-n-Ready
Quick Update from the Trail: Out of the Sierras!

Quick Update from the Trail: Out of the Sierras!

Hello friends and family! Good news, we made it safely through the Sierras! I'll be posting a more thorough blog update later, along with a few other posts that I've...

Aug 8, 2017 : Alexa Shapiro
That Doesn’t Look Quite Right (Left)

That Doesn’t Look Quite Right (Left)

4 Aug 2017 Mileage AT NOBO Miles – 454 miles AT SOBO Miles – 298.3 miles AT Total Miles – 752.3 miles % Complete – 34.3% Today’s Miles – 6.9...

Aug 7, 2017 : Up-n-Ready
Sorry, Yogi, not today!

Sorry, Yogi, not today!

It's just Day Two of my projected 90 on the trail. I'm walking alone in a forested area with many bushes.  Hubby is a minute or so ahead of me....

Jul 31, 2017 : Ruth Morley
Katahdin Will Be There Next Year

Katahdin Will Be There Next Year

Katahdin Isn't Going Anywhere As I headed north, it became clear that I wasn't going to make Katahdin before my second grandchild was born.  I have to be there to...

Jul 31, 2017 : George Turner (Old Growth)
The End of a Tramily

The End of a Tramily

Feeling rushed and having regrets. I broke up with my trail family (tramily) today. I've been feeling rushed lately. And I'm starting to have regrets. Regrets about not taking more...

Jul 31, 2017 : Deane "Roo" Giordano