It's still Saturday in the U.S. but it's Sunday in Australia, and my internet has been so patchy lately (and by patchy, I mean non-existent), that I thought I would seize this brief window of opportunity to wish my Mum a happy Mother's Day!!! I hope you're having a lovely day. If I have reception … Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day!!!
Miles hiked since Springer Mtn: 531 | Miles left to Katahdin: 1658 After two zeroes in Damascus, I was dragging my feet a little when it came time to hike on. In the end, I strapped on the pack and headed out of town around 10:30, about 2.5 hours later than I would ordinarily hit … Continue reading Days 40-44: Damascus to Marion, VA
Miles hiked since Springer Mtn: 469 | Miles left to Katahdin: 1720 The next day, Alex dropped me back at the trailhead and I hiked the Watauga Lake section (where the shelter is closed due to bear activity). I moved fast through the area, not pausing to camp, picnic or linger, as per the original … Continue reading Days 37-39: Hampton, TN to Damascus, VA
Miles hiked since Springer Mtn: 421 | Miles left to Katahdin: 1768 I woke at Elk River to a tent soaking wet with condensation - the wettest tent I think I've had to deal with so far - but it wasn't raining, and the space is big enough to pack up all your other belongings … Continue reading Days 35-36: Elk River to Hampton