It’s 6 September 2022, the day before our planned summit of Mt. Katahdin, and finish of our 2022 through hike. 2200+ miles of hiking and learning. We are HERE!! I am currently waiting for Jake to arrive/hike in to the Katahdin stream campsite. We are in Lean to number 8, right next to the stream.Continue reading “Appalachian Trail 2022 Through Hike: The Final Countdown!”
Category Archives: Thru Hike
Appalachian Trail Mile, 1947.1 8/23/2022 Whack! Another branch, wails the back of my leg. I whisper under my breath, Thank you Mistress, may I have another? I stumble, slip, and fall…again. The thick mud, made of some sort of clay and A stink I have never smelled before, clings to my ass And the backContinue reading “Sweet Submission”
1800 Miles Completed, A Love Note to the Appalachian Trail
1800 Appalachian Trail miles completed. A poem about leaving it all behind.
Two Days Off Trail in Camden, NJ and Philadelphia, PA!
Took a couple of days off the Appalachian Trail to meet up with my daughter in Camden, NJ for a concert and an eating tour of Philly! Philly is SO MUCH more than Rocky 🥊 and the constitution…
Appalachian Trail Thru Hike 2022: 3/26/2022- 1st Week Thoughts from the Trail
Day 1: We stopped off at Amicolola Falls and picked up our hiker tags, signed the hiker register and completed our Thru hike safety class. Day 1 total miles hiked, 3.2. We got a super late start, hitting the trail to the top of Springer Mountain in Georgia at approximately 5:30pm. It’s a 1-mile hikeContinue reading “Appalachian Trail Thru Hike 2022: 3/26/2022- 1st Week Thoughts from the Trail”
Appalachian Trail, 6/16/22, mile 980.5
Woke up at 7:30-ish. In all actuality, i was up most of the night, in and out of sweat dreams. If you have Thru hiked or long term camped, during the heat of summer…you know what i mean 😭. Dreams are super intense when #1, you are sleep deprived and #2, it’s hot as heck!Continue reading “Appalachian Trail, 6/16/22, mile 980.5”
Thoughts from the Appalachian Trail: 962 miles; 6/15/2022
Slept at Mathew’s Arm campground in Shenandoah National Park. space A62 Woke up at 6:15a. Very hot and muggy. Lots of bugs. Thank goodness for bug nets!! Eventually had to get out of bed as i was sweating bullets. Ugh 😩. Tons of caterpillars dropping from trees. So gross. Brushed teeth, washed face, got dressed.Continue reading “Thoughts from the Appalachian Trail: 962 miles; 6/15/2022”