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April 2016 AT Section Hike: Unicoi Gap (GA) to Deep Gap (NC)

Last weekend (April 29th – May 1st) I was able to hit the trail again! This time with 6 others, making it a pretty good size group! Earlier in the year I had talked with my buddy Chris and learned … Continue reading

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Back on the trail again…finally!

YES! Last weekend (Feb 5, 6 & 7) the stars aligned for a brief moment, and in that moment I went. As I said in my last post, my outings would drastically decrease for the next unforeseeable future, and while I … Continue reading

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AT Section Hike: Erwin, TN, to Sam’s Gap

Last weekend, my son and I started out on a different hike than what we thought…

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Rock Gap to Deep Gap: Post Hike Gear Talk…

Last weekend I did my first section hike of the year. A few of us met up and hiked SOBO on the AT from Rock Gap to Deep Gap (NC). At only around 25 miles total, it wasn’t really a … Continue reading

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First AT Section Hike of 2014: Rock Gap to Deep Gap

Last Thursday after getting off of work, I headed home and grabbed my pack and a few other things I had sitting by the door, and threw them in the car. After eating a little lunch, I topped off my … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving AT Section Hike (Stecoah Gap to NOC)

After filling my belly and spending some good times with the family on Thanksgiving day, I loaded my car up the next afternoon with my gear and headed east. I drove 250 miles to my buddy Gizmo Joe’s house, where … Continue reading

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