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Appalachian Trail 2016

Appalachian Trail 2016

Day One on the Appalachian Trail

By on February 23, 2016

We arrived on Saturday at Amicalola Falls, checked in as numbers 118 and 119 on the thru-hiker sign in sheet. Weighed our packs, I came in at twenty pounds…

Appalachian Trail 2016

How was your night!

By on February 25, 2016

I must say that I woke with more energy than I anticipated after surviving a night of mice, snoring and continuous rain. The rain finally stopped leaving us…

Appalachian Trail 2016

Springer to Hiawassee

By on March 3, 2016

l”One a time”, as our little Emma says, we embarked on hiking the Appalachian Trail, with Maine as our objective, a goal that didn’t come to fruition. As I…

Appalachian Trail 2016

Woody Gap to Neels Gap

By on March 4, 2016

After coming off the trail to avoid potentially dangerous thunderstorms and flash flooding the day before, our morning greeted us with brisk temperatures and patches of blue sky.  We…

Appalachian Trail 2016

Neels Gap to Low Gap

By on March 5, 2016

We enjoyed a cold, snowy zero day (a day where no miles are hiked) at Blood Mountain Cabins with our friends Liz and Matt before they would finish their…

Appalachian Trail 2016

Unicol to Sassafras Gap

By on March 8, 2016

After taking a zero day in Helen, GA we were eager to get back out on the trail.

Our original plan was to make it to Tray Gap Shelter a…

Appalachian Trail 2016

Many things have happened

By on April 1, 2016

Many things have happened since we first stepped foot on the Appalachian Trail on February 21st. We have met amazing hikers, trail angels and have had the pleasure of…

Appalachian Trail 2016

Update from Gatlinburg

By on March 20, 2016

A lot has happened since the last update so it is much easier to link my video than write a book about what has been going on. As with…

Appalachian Trail 2016

Lil D’s first 40 days and 40 nights on the Appalachian Trail

By on April 2, 2016

My first, forty days and nights have been a whirlwind and now is a good time to set back and reflect on what has gone on in my life…