I’m at a hostel. My hike today was to have a 60 % chance of rain with a high of 46 with a low of 33. Wind gusts of up to 30 mph. My body is sore. The muscles around my knee are sore. I am tired. Not training as much beforehand is really taking … Continue reading Taking Another Zero
There was still snow on the ground when the shuttle dropped us off on the trail. The sun was shining brightly and the air was crisp and cold. I would go through places where the snow had all but melted, and then hit patches of snow. Soup Spot took off ahead of me. Later, I … Continue reading It’s Cold Out Here!
We have had two sisters who are doing a section hike join us here in the cabin, as well as a young guy who is thru-hiking. This place is feeling pretty crowded. They all ‘blew up’ their backpacks like we did when we first got here. The place is small, but all you want to … Continue reading Just A Quick Update
It rained pretty hard last night. There are two queen beds in the loft, a day bed downstairs, and a sofa bed. I think the owner said there was a trundle bed underneath the daybed. I am upstairs, so I could hear the rain pitter-pattering on the roof last night. As I snuggled under the … Continue reading …and then there were two!
We stopped at Neel Gap, which has an outfitter called Mountain Crossings. I needed to pick up my first mail drop there and I also needed to find out what I could do about my broken tent pole. I would be held up several days if I had to wait for my tent manufacturer to … Continue reading I’m Off The Trail Because Of The Weather
I have just a quick overnight in town to do everything I need to do, so I apologize that this blog post will be abbreviated. I started hiking from Amicalola Lodge. It was extremely cold. I was really glad I postponed my starting date by a day because the day before was worse. I want … Continue reading Back in the Saddle Again
I apologize in advance, but my pics are not loading on my blog. I don’t know why. I’m making my post without pics. I had been keeping tabs on the weather before I left. As the time for my departure drew near, it looked more and more like my starting date was going to have … Continue reading Amicalola Falls