Category Archives: march

Erwin tn

Hiked into Erwin. Finally caught the crew but the hostel was full. Another cheap warm and wonderful hotel. Made a run to Walmart with everyone then a yummy fried meal at huddle house. I got mozzarella sticks fried pickles hash … Continue reading

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Big bald shelter 19 ish miles

I took a lot of photos today so I’ll let them do most of the talking. Alex was an emotional roller coaster. Thank goodness his family was at Sam gap… it saved his sanity. I felt pretty good all day. … Continue reading

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Today started out very beautiful. Woke up.. water was not frozen! We walked in short sleeves even though there was still 8 or so inches on the ground. Then of course, surprise surprise, it snowed on us the last two … Continue reading

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Easy day.. 10 ish miles. Going to pick up speed to catch friends starting early morning. It didn’t snow on us! Just had to slug through a little bit. Found out that they closed the smokies right after we got … Continue reading

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Asheville

Hi! I know this seems like we are lazy… but we are in Asheville for day two. We are taking a double zero. For a good reason though. I didn’t mention it in the last blog but Ember’s shoe started … Continue reading

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Hot springs

Made it to home base! It is snowing. Still. So we are taking it easy in Asheville for a day while the hiking family crashes and takes zero days in hot springs. Ma and pa waited and never saw me … Continue reading

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Restock at davenport

We walked today. Elevation looked difficult but I think I was in pilot mode. Nothing hurt and I never felt the uphill. There were a lot of people on the trail today so I got to hike with some variety. … Continue reading

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Almost out of the smokies (3/23)

I have a love hate relationship with the smokies. Thank goodness it’s beautiful because that 12.something miles in 4 inches of snow was rather difficult. Body feels good though. Feet are very happy. No blisters no arch or Achilles pain … Continue reading

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200 miles

Two cool things today. We passed 200 miles and we passed the highest point on the AT at clingmans dome. After nice weather yesterday it was hard to wake up yet again to snow in my face in the wee … Continue reading

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The 7 layer burrito of mountains

Not much exciting news today. Loving the new kicks.. no pain in my feet yet. Only 14.7 today again. BUT it was probably the prettiest day yet. Sssoooo beautiful at the top of the balds. My body hasn’t quite adjusted … Continue reading

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