Days 151-153

Day 151 (Aug. 19th) - 11.0 miles to Lake of the Clouds Hut. Webster Cliffs were hard, but not as bad as we thought. Good day, but we are worn out. I fell on my butt in the mud and water today. We met Greybeard! Once he completes his thru-hike, he'll be the oldest...

Daus 147 – 150

Day 147 (Aug. 15th) - 10.3 miles to Garfield Campsite. We climbed 5 mountains today: Liberty, Little Haystack, Mt. Lincoln, Mt. Lafayette and Mt. Garfield. Cloudy on Franconia Ridge but cleared up after a while - beautiful views! Exhausted, but good day - not as much...

Days 141-146

Days 141-146

Day 141 (Aug. 9th) - 16.6 miles to Trapper John Shelter. Started out early this morning from our trail angel Gretchen's house, had a nice stay there (and shower & laundry). Got free coffee this morning from a car service station by the trail head - the people here are...

Days 123-128

Day 123 (July 22nd) - 16.2 miles to Salisbury, CT. The difference one day makes! Today was so much better. Lower humidity, better terrain, we had a shower, laundry and a big breakfast this morning and slack packed today!! We had trail magic and ran into friends off...

Days 115-122

Day 115 - zero day Day 116 (July 15th) - 16.3 miles to Fingerboard Shelter. New York is hard, man! Lots of rocky mountain climbing today - up and down, up and down. Some serious boulder climbing today! Very glad we took yesterday off and did not attempt today's hike...

Days 110-114

Days 110-114

Day 110 zero day in Delaware Water Gap - my friend Brandi drove three hours to meet us in person! Had a great day! Day 111 (July 10th) - 16.7 miles. Got a later start this morning (breakfast and Sunsets got a haircut). We have entered into New Jersey! 7 states down, 7...

Days 95-106

Day 95 (June 24th) - 14.8 miles to Rocky Mountain Shelter. Had wonderful breakfast at B&B, and good weather today. Met Jim Tabor who had been holding one of his carved spoons for me, and he made one for Sunsets as well (and he brought us ice cream sandwiches!). Super...

Days 91-94

Day 91 (June 20th) - 19.6 miles to Harper's Ferry, WV! We are at the traditional half way point of the AT! The ATC (Appalachian Trail Conservancy) takes our picture and puts it in a book for this year. So exciting! Waiting to get picked up by a friend (whom we've...

Days 82-90

Day 82 (June 11th) - 20.7 miles to Blackrock Hut (our biggest day yet)! Saw our first bear today! It was a cub and about 30 yards away and ran away from us. It was a hot day, 85 and sunny. We ran into friends we made our first week out here, but hadn't seen since the...

Days 72-81

72 (June 1st) - 0 (zero day).  Day 73 (June 2nd) - 16.4 miles. We hit the 1/3 way mark today, hard to believe we are 1/3 of the way done! We saw a deer right next to the trail today, and she was not shy at all. We are next to the BRP (Blue Ridge Parkway) that the AT...

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