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Storms Pass – Leaving Vermont

Storms Pass – Leaving Vermont

Barefoot on the left. After snooping a bit, I was able to find baby photos I had not seen in decades. My family as a whole became as much a...

Sep 8, 2017 : Jeremy Gottschalk
Starting an Appalachian Trail NOBO Thru-Hike in February

Starting an Appalachian Trail NOBO Thru-Hike in February

Day hiking recently on Georgia's Blood Mountain, I spotted a SOBO (southbound) thru hiker. Not surprisingly, he didn't have much to say with the southern terminus fewer than forty miles away....

Nov 5, 2015 : Joe Schmidt
James River Refreshment

James River Refreshment

The day after Daleville I walked 18 miles and crossed the Blue Ridge Parkway for the first time. I met a couple on a 2,000 mile motorcycle ride who had...

Jun 9, 2015 : David