Other Guides and Trips
AT Day 145 - Finerty Pond
Leisure Lee, Massachusetts, United States
E is for Escargot Thursday, June 7, 2012: In 145 days on the trail this year, I've met a lot of slow hikers. This one beats them all. About a week ago I met a dung beetle rolling a ball of dung five times its size up the trail, and it was faster then this guy. About a month ago it was snakes and a porcupine lollygagging along. But this...
AT Day 88 - Caledonia State Park
Fayetteville, Pennsylvania, United States
North to Katahdin Today, Easter Sunday April 8th, marks the beginning of the second leg of the adventure. After four days off the trail I was itching to go. Got up at 4:30 and drove to the trailhead parking lot at Caledonia State Park in southern Pennsylvania and was headed north shortly after sunrise. The plan is (though best-laid plans "oft gang aglay") to string together out-n-back day hikes from here continuously...
AT Day 21 - More of Brushy Mountain
Virginia, United States
Rain Delay It started gently early yesterday evening - just a nice pattering rain that came and went. By dawn it was raining buckets, and it wasn't going to magically stop when the sun came up. So much for Camelot. Well, by 10AM it seemed to be letting up - just misting a bit - so off I went to get in some hiking. Unfortunately Mother Nature wasn't quite finished. ...