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October ’14 AT Section Hike (Newfound Gap to Max Patch)

Last Tuesday night I pulled up into the Newfound Gap parking area around 10 PM. My backpack was all packed up, propped up in the back seat. Beside that was a duffel bag with clean clothes for after my hike, … Continue reading

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Where am I going, & what am I taking?

In 10 days I will be heading out to complete another 67 miles of the Appalachian Trail! I will begin at 441/Newfound Gap, and will finish at Hot Springs a few days later. After completing this section, I will then … Continue reading

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GSMNP AT Hike

So last Thursday am, Gizmo Joe and I began our GSMNP AT hike from the parking area just above the Fontana Dam Shelter around 5:20 am. We stayed at a hotel in Robbinsville, NC the night before and got approximately … Continue reading

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GSMNP 3-Day Hike

My son and I left out Thursday, June 17th for Pigeon Forge where we would stay in a hotel that night. We arrived in Pigeon Forge early enough to go ahead and go to the Sugarland Visitor Center located just … Continue reading

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Packing for the Smokies

My son and I are heading out in the morning towards Pigeon Forge and will stay the night at a hotel. The next morning when we wake up we will meet up with Pasty White (from the Backpacker.com forums), have … Continue reading

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Some Plans Change While Others Remain…

So, just a little update on my last post. I have just finished getting most of both my son’s and my own packs packed. There are a few other small things that still needs done, and I have started a … Continue reading

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