Virginia

Days 101-103 The Race to Harper’s Ferry

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...

Jun 30, 2022 : Pinky and The Brain
Days 93-100! The Virginia Cruise Part 2: The Shennies

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 Bryces cousins,...

Jun 29, 2022 : Pinky and The Brain
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
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
Days 65-70 Atkins to Woods Hole

Days 65-70 Atkins to Woods Hole

Getting back on to trail from Atkins was quite easy. All we had to do was walk through the gas station parking lot, under the Hwy 81 overpass and then...

May 30, 2022 : Pinky and The Brain
Days 56-60 Ponies, Pizzas and Pacas!!

Days 56-60 Ponies, Pizzas and Pacas!!

The best part of waking up in a trail town is going to the town diner for breakfast. But first, we had to walk the 0.1 mi of trail thru...

May 13, 2022 : Pinky and The Brain
Days 51-55 Hampton to Home Sweet Virginia!

Days 51-55 Hampton to Home Sweet Virginia!

After a whirlwind weekend at home, we headed back to the trail with our dear friend Jo. We made an excellent pit stop in Roanoke for lunch at our favorite...

May 13, 2022 : Pinky and The Brain
Day 54: Adjusting to a Middle State

Day 54: Adjusting to a Middle State

Things have felt different since the third-way point in Daleville. The mountains are lower and rounder, the trees are greener, the trail feels less buried in the mountain fastnesses of...

May 6, 2022 : Red Squirrel
Day 47: Continental Divides

Day 47: Continental Divides

Of course there’s only one Eastern Divide. But the trail crosses over this divide three times between Peters Mountain and the Triple Crown. And this triple crossing is not just...

Apr 29, 2022 : Red Squirrel