Leaving Harper’s Ferry

I left Harper’s Ferry bright and early. The rain had moved on, but left a raging, roiling Shenandoah river. Part of the hike away from Harper’s Ferry took me right by the Shenandoah. Part of the trail near there was closed due to flooding. I just kept praying there would be no flash flooding. The … Continue reading Leaving Harper’s Ferry

Virginia Rocks!

These are all pictures of the trail from the middle of the Shenandoahs to Harper’s Ferry. Every Hiker I have talked to recently has feet that are hurting. So many people talk about the rocks in Pennsylvania, but the ‘rocks’ in Pennsylvania are boulders and don’t hurt your feet like these rocks do. Continue reading Virginia Rocks!

Northward, Ho!

Harper’s Creek Campground Mile Marker 836.0 (14.2 Miles) I woke up COLD the next morning. I didn’t want to get out of my quilt. I took an extra 30 minutes to lie there, and warmed up my stinky hiking clothes in my quilt before I put them on. I have sent my cold weather stuff … Continue reading Northward, Ho!