With the Morning Came the Sun The night was wicked. Rain and wind pounded the campsite all night. I could … Continue reading 26 March 2021. Day 6. 17.7 Miles + 62.7 Miles = 80.4 Miles. A New and Better Day
I fell asleep with a very bright moon and woke up to a rainless but soaked environment. Everything was wet … Continue reading 25 March 2021. Day 5. Jennings Creek to Cornelius Creek Shelter. 8.7 miles + 53.9 miles = 62.6 miles. Sometimes You Just Ain’t Got It.
The arrival at Wilson creek resulted in connections with four new friends. Bear Bait was doing a through hike by … Continue reading 24 March 2021. Day 4. Wilson Creek Shelter to Jennings Creek. 17.0 Miles + 36.9 Miles = 53.9 Miles. Connecting With a Friend
It’s absolutely amazing how a body can recover with a nights sleep. I thought for sure that I would be … Continue reading 23 March 2021: Day 3. Daleville to Wilson Creek Shelter. 11.2 miles + 25.7 miles = 36.9 miles. I’m Drooling….I Must Be Old
The first day’s hike ended up with a supper of half a Mountain House package of beef stroganoff, a cup … Continue reading 22 March 2021. Day 2. Pig Farm Camp site to Daleville, Virginia. 15.5 miles + 10.2 miles = 25.7 miles. It’s Never Too Late to Git Goin. Just ask Grambo!!
Three years and two weeks ago in 2018 I made an attempt to hike the Appalachian Trail. As most of … Continue reading 21 March 2021: When Pigs Fly!! Day 1. 10.3 miles.
Tuesday was the beginning of a three day hiking gig in the Smokies. I was up early and arrived in … Continue reading A Solo Jaunt Over Gregory Bald in the Smokies: 14.0 Miles – 15 September 2020
It was another solid night of sleep for me. Scott said that he heard our late night visitor get up … Continue reading Day 3: Great Smoky Mountains National Park: Campsite 89 on Eagles Creek Trail to Fontana Dam.
Progress from constant vertigo has been measured in the smallest increments possible for the last year and a half. There … Continue reading From Exhilarated Hike to Tragedy
It was good to be able to set up camp a little early at Sloan Bridge. I hiked just beyond … Continue reading The Race to the Barn. Day 6. 11 Oct 2019. 23.7 Miles + 52.7 Miles = 76.4 Miles