Monthly Archives: May 2011

Gooch Gap to Neels Gap

During the long holiday weekends, I try to go a little further out to complete section hikes. Last year I hiked from Springer Mountain to Gooch Gap. This year I hiked from Gooch Gap to Neels Gap. I headed out … Continue reading

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Bicycle Shuttle – Catawba Mountain, VA

I have been thinking about trying bicycle shuttles between the start and end points of my AT hikes. I decided to try for the first time this past Sunday. My plan was to bicycle from the trail crossing at VA311 … Continue reading

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Phillie Phanatic in Texas

I traveled to Dallas, TX last week on business. We had tickets to a AA Texas League game between the Frisco RoughRiders and the Corpus Christi Hooks. I was very surprised to find out that the Phillie Phanatic was in … Continue reading

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Back to Dragon’s Tooth – 5/7/2011

I headed up to Dragon’s Tooth yesterday for a tough day hike. I had been to Dragon’s Tooth last summer, but had gone up the shorter but steeper side of the mountain. Yesterday, I decided to start at VA620 and … Continue reading

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First Overnight – 4/22-23/2011

My son got a new backpack at Christmas and was looking forward to using it for the first time on an overnight backpacking trip. Trying to find a suitable first overnight backpacking hike was difficult due to the shear number … Continue reading

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