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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
Days 127-132 Yuengslyvania: Part 3

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...

Jul 31, 2022 : Pinky and The Brain
Answers Questioned, Part One

Answers Questioned, Part One

I’ve had the pleasure and honor of being in the right place at the right time for two impromptu interviews on the trail. One interview was with the Green Tunnel...

Jul 30, 2022 : Wendy Boller
Days 121-126 Yuengsylvania: Part 2

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...

Jul 25, 2022 : Pinky and The Brain
Vermont Vibes to the Whites Fright

Vermont Vibes to the Whites Fright

Vermont Went in with fair expectations of a return to more mountain climbs and descents. Was not disappointed. Completed in 8.5 days with Nero’s but no Zeros. Camping and the...

Jul 21, 2022 : Michelle Petix
Days 116-120 Yuengsylvania: Part 1

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 Yuengsylvania Challenge: If presented...

Jul 16, 2022 : Pinky and The Brain
June Recap NJ, NY, CT, & MA

June Recap NJ, NY, CT, & MA

Soft in the  Middle I don’t know how it happened, we were crushing such big miles heading into New Jersey. I thought for sure we would knock out these for...

Jul 9, 2022 : Michelle Petix
Lessons were learned. Painfully!

Lessons were learned. Painfully!

I Tend to Learn Lessons the Hard Way. Whether on the trail or in the city it seems I always had to have a hard shake about in order to...

Jul 7, 2022 : Brit
Days 105-109 The Four Day Challenge

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 decided to...

Jul 5, 2022 : Pinky and The Brain
An Overdue Homage to Smugness

An Overdue Homage to Smugness

Smugness! 823 miles down, and I feel it necessary to make clear some things that may not have been explicitely and accurately represented in my previous posts. For those who...

Jul 1, 2022 : Mountain Goat