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Thru-Hiking Dreams – Georgia, March 2012

Been a while since I’ve been on the trail… Work afforded me an opportunity to travel to Georgia. I planned my Georgia hike this year around this trip changing my usual Memorial Day trip into a late March trip. I … Continue reading

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New AT Progress Movie

I have created a new movie of my Appalachian Trail hikes over the past few years. You can watch the movie on YouTube or Google Plus

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Another 200 miles in 2011

For the 2nd year in a row I set a 200 mile goal for Appalachian Trail hiking. I was able to finish up my hiking for the year on a trip to Roanoke on Dec 26th. I would be hiking … Continue reading

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Max Patch

Max Patch Mountain has been one of the places I have wanted to hike for quite a while now. The location – west of Asheville, NC -has been out of my normal day hiking range due to the driving time. … Continue reading

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Snowtober!

My friend Brandon asked me a couple of weeks ago if he could go on an overnight trip with me on the AT. We planned to take the trip during the last weekend of October, hiking from VA42 in Rich … Continue reading

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A Very Cold October Weekend

I set out to tackle another section of the AT in Virginia during the 1st weekend of October. The section I chose was going to be from VA 42 to FS 222, crossing over Brushy and Lynn Camp Mountains. After … Continue reading

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A Visit to Harpers Ferry – 9/12/11

I am in this part of West Virginia for work this week. I arrived at the hotel early in the afternoon and took the opportunity to see Harpers Ferry while I was in the area. I parked at the lot … Continue reading

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