Day 230 – 72.6 “Concussion miles” remaining😎 (SOBO Mile 747.3 to 819.9); 4.5 down; 68.1 remaining: Woke up in D.C. (Thanks Sarah Borwell and Katie Dougherty and Thomas for letting me stay!), 6:45am bus to Union Station in D.C., 8:20am bus to Times Square in … Continue reading Day 230 – 235: New York Culminating Miles!
For those of you getting fed up with all my trail posts and wondering when the heck this all is going to end(!), here is an overview of what I’m trying to accomplish and an update on how it’s going. … Continue reading Update on Thru-Hike Status
Day 226 – Mile 1166.7 + 977.9: Found out why Mountain Home Cabbin is spelt with 2 B’s – it’s because the cabin was where Annie Chung spent 1962 during the Civil War and she wrote a diary in which … Continue reading Day 223 – 229: … Hello Harpers Ferry!
Day 207 – Mile 1166.7 + 756.3: 5:40am wake-up call is only successful when DOC (Dude On Couch) Aaron Altice, 2009 & 2016 AT Thru-hiker, offers to bring breakfast to the Blue Ridge Parkway road crossing on his way to work!! … Continue reading Day 205 – 222: More Virginia & Shenandoah National Park
Day 194 – Mile 1166.7 + 634.3: Hiked down into Pearisburg. Passed Pearis Cliffs (saw Rocket and Rockette) and Angels Rest Rocks. The Plaza Motel for shower, Mexican, nap, Chinese, Angels’ Rest Hostel, met Rabbit (SOBO from last year who … Continue reading Day 181 – 204: Beautiful Virginia!
Day 179 (not 149 Kevin Rumble!) – Mile 1166.7 + 469.2: The porch crew at The Broken Fiddle; Mountain Man, Lightweight, Mr White and Toestee. We went for pancake breakfast at Mojos (until we were asked to leave)! Checked in … Continue reading Day 167 – 180: Into Virginia! 😎🌅