Baby Goats and the Hospice Woman

Day 87.  I would like to start out by saying I had a wonderful visit with Matt over the weekend. He drove eight hours, all the way from Charlotte to pick me up in Pennsylvania and take me the two hours to his grandparents house, where we visited with them and his dad over the […]

The “Kissing German”

Day 77. Well, today something happened that I never would have expected. I decided to stay at a hostel called The Bear’s Den hostel which is run by the Appalachian Trail Conservancy. This has been my favorite hostile so far because it was very clean and they gave us pizza and ice cream which was […]

McAfee Knob and the Cliffs

Day 50. This morning is the second morning in April that I woke up to my tent covered in snow. I’m not complaining about it because it is beautiful. I’m staying nice and warm in my tent with my gear so I’m fortunate not to be too cold on these chilly nights. What a difference […]

“The Ponies”

Day 36. After another wonderful nights sleep at the lazy fox in and a wonderful breakfast, it was time to leave Damascus. I was not in a hurry to get out of town because I only have to hike 12 miles today to a cool destination of where I get to sleep under a big […]

“The Climb”

“The Climb” Day 32. We just had our 4th snowstorm in March here on the Appalachian trail. This has been some crazy weather. I walked through the first two snowstorms and it was quite difficult. I was presented with the opportunity to stay at a hostel for this last two and I took it. I […]