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Days 84-92 The Virginia Cruise Part 1- to Rockfish Gap

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 buttery grits. Alas, Glasgow...

Jun 24, 2022 : Pinky and The Brain
Days 80-83 Daleville to Glasgow

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 humid when...

Jun 19, 2022 : Pinky and The Brain
If I Could Plan Again

If I Could Plan Again

A change in planning strategy for the Appalachian Trail

Jun 15, 2022 : Mountain Goat
Two Weeks on the Appalachian Trail

Two Weeks on the Appalachian Trail

135 miles on the Appalachian Trail There have been trials and a lot of misdirection. Even though there are blazes all over the place I still sometimes get confused. The...

Jun 15, 2022 : Brit
Why Are We Doing This? Why Am I Doing This?

Why Are We Doing This? Why Am I Doing This?

I was almost at the top of a ridge. I picked my way over rocks. The scent of honeysuckle and wildflowers surrounded me, filled my nostrils. Buzz of bees and...

Jun 12, 2022 : Wendy Boller
The AT Breeds Greatness

The AT Breeds Greatness

“It's supposed to be hard. If it wasn't hard, everyone would do it. The hard is what makes it great.” from A League of Their Own,  Tom Hanks This resonates with...

Jun 10, 2022 : Michelle Petix
The Never-Mentioned States

The Never-Mentioned States

When you start researching the Appalachian Trail, there are common challenges and states that reoccur in your searches. Before you embark, you feel well prepared for all the things coming

Jun 7, 2022 : Mountain Goat
What I Changed Halfway

What I Changed Halfway

The halfway point was a good opportunity to reassess what I was wearing and carrying in my pack. Shoes The Altra Lone Peak trail runners served Me very well for...

Jun 4, 2022 : Michelle Petix
Days 71-79 Woods Hole to Daleville

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. Since we resupplied...

May 31, 2022 : Pinky and The Brain
So Far, My Favorite Places to Hang Up My Boots.

So Far, My Favorite Places to Hang Up My Boots.

 Take those boots off, baby. Because I came into this adventure sans YouTube, it has been a truly organic experience for me. The lion’s share of thruhikers I’ve met “followed”...

May 30, 2022 : Beth Feret