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Watch out on the Appalachian Trail

By on February 20, 2015

The first day started out just like 2014 hikeon the Appalachian Trail, cold and snowy but then what’s new for Fred on Springer Mountain….

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Appalachian Trail | Week One

By on February 26, 2015

What a whirlwind first week on the Appalachian Trail. Night one -7 below, night two -4 below even with these temperatures it was a…

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Couples Hiking

Why You Should Marry a Hiker

By on June 17, 2015

Hiker: to walk or march a great distance, especially through rural areas, for pleasure, exercise, military training, or the like.

“Gypsy soul. Someone who possesses…

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Finally Some Good Appalachian Trail Weather

By on March 14, 2015

So as week three comes to a close I sit at the Fontana Hilton awaiting the Smoky Mountains my favorite hiking area.  It has…

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Appalachian Trail 2015 Smoky Mountains

Hilton to Gatlinburg

By on March 14, 2015

Ok this one is simple, it has rained and rained and rained some more. Knowing what lay ahead as we were heading into the…

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Goodbye Old Friend | Smoky Mountains

By on March 18, 2015

If you have ever spent anytime with me you would know how much I appreciate the opportunity to hike in the Smoky Mountains.  It…

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Trail Magic Wednesday

By on March 19, 2015

So what is a trail angel and trail magic?

Simply put: A Trail Angel is a person who delivers trail magic

Trail Magic: A random act…

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The real world is hard

By on April 2, 2015

Ok, as many of you know I have been off the trail for about 10 days.  I, along with Little D had the great privilege of…

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Gear

Backpacking Gear Update

By on May 14, 2015

Let’s talk backpacking gear. This seems to be the most talked about thing on the trail, next to food. I want to be clear…

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Erwin to Damascus

By on April 20, 2015

It has been almost two weeks since I have updated. After a brief 12 days home. I was anxious to get back to the…

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