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You Will Remember

Once you find yourself at the start line of the rat race

And begin your new job in a busy crowded office

You will remember jumping off the bridge into the James River… 249 more words


Black Creek Outfitters Guru Session - Shenandoah National Park Section Hike

On August 20th Black Creek Outfitters hosted a Guru Session led by Jack Stucki. The subject matter was “Section Hiking the Shenandoah Nation Park”. Jack believes the Shenandoah section of the AT is a great hike for beginners due to the relatively level terrain. 677 more words


A Real Pain in the Knee!

Roughly ten weeks ago Beth and I spontaneously decided to take a road trip that ended up with us in the Smoky Mountains.  Neither of us had been there before and it was beautiful.  699 more words


Day 289 (08.26.14) Inspiration Peak

  1. Get moving: Today I burned 1,605 calories.  I hiked Inspiration Peak and then hiked 2.5 miles with my pack. 
  2. Cutting Calories: I consumed 1,678 calories.
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The three amigos

Friday August 22 – Monday August 25. NH10, Hanover, NH – NH25, Glencliff. (Mile 1786.4 since Springer Mountain and only 398.9 miles to Katahdin)

Brian and Dee’s son, Stewart, kindly drove me back to Starbucks, where he had picked me up on the Wednesday evening. 1,207 more words


Gear Prep

As we are getting ready for the physical aspect of this challenge, we have to make sure we have the right equipment. The Cancer Research Society has provided us with a suggested packing list. 980 more words