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Thieves and murders

We awoke early in the hostel. Refreshed from our miserable day before. We ate breakfast and stretched. Apparently someone in the night or evening went through our bags and stole food and other items. 563 more words

Two brothers, a friend, and the bear

The day started off in a monumental way, gear resupplied, full bellies, and sun. We caught the shuttle back to Addis gap and this is when our day started do take its turn into the adventure we had. 610 more words

Days 9 - 11 (3/9/15 - 3/11/15)

Day 9, 3/9/15

Start: Unicoi Gap
Finish: Sassafras Gap
Miles Hiked: 10.4
Miles To Go: 2125.9
Overall Miles Hiked: 63.3

With fresh clothes and a stocked food bag, we left Hiawassee and headed back to the trail around 10:00AM. 1,098 more words


How it all started...

I have been hiking sections of the Appalachian Trail (mostly in Georgia) for the last 20+ years, usually with the Boy Scouts or my son and/or daughter.  491 more words

AT Section Hikes

Day 5, April 18, 2013- Cheese Factory Site (GA) Site to Bly Gap (NC)

After late afternoon thundershowers the day before, I woke up to clear skies in the early morning of April 18, camped below the low canopy of the forest understory. 228 more words


Conditions: Warm w occasional cool breeze (80’s/60’s); wore a t-shirt w shorts.

Meals: B: power bar, L: almonds, power bar, D: cheddar broccoli rice w/ greenbriar tips… 439 more words

2013 AT Section Hike

June 2013 AT Trip: Schedule of Trail Days

Here’s a basic, flexible “plan” for my section hike in June along the Appalachian Trail from the GA/NC border at Dick’s Creek Gap (near Haiwassi) to Hot Springs through the Smokey Mountains. 371 more words

2013 AT Section Hike