Damascus (Again)

Day 45: Castle Braemer- Iron Mountain Shelter, 16 miles Alex shuttled us to the trailhead about 9 AM. We stopped to pick up my resupply at the post office and I sent a few things home. The clerk was from St Paul, Minnesota so it took me a little longer than I expected. I also … More Damascus (Again)

Feelings and Stuff

I’m going to take a little hiatus from the day-by-day play-by-play to give a little insight and some musings into some of the things I’ve learned and felt during my Appalachian Adventure.  Gratitude- I did an entire post on this already, but everyday I feel so much gratitude: for this beautiful world, for my friends … More Feelings and Stuff

And so it rains

Day 11: Bly Gap-Carter Gap 15 miles I survived my first whole day of hiking in the rain, AND had my first 15 mile day- woohoo! My hike was pretty uneventful otherwise, lots of climbing with elevations over 5,000. I was soaked to the bone and warmed up at camp. Shelley was just a few miles … More And so it rains

The Gear Post

During the past year of research and fawning over thru-hiker blogs, I have noticed one post that seems to be absolutely crucial to every blog, and here it is- the obligatory gear post! Some of you gear nuts will geek out with me, but this might be pretty boring for the rest of you- but rest … More The Gear Post