Katahdin

Katahdin

Tuesday, October 5, 1999 Llama and I made it to Millinocket where we found a hiker hostel called the A.T. Lodge and found many familiar faces sitting in chairs staying warm as they waited for their final climb. Everyone was nervous, not about the last climb so much as...
Frostbite

Frostbite

Tuesday, September 28, 1999 News from the front lines: the mieces broke past our sentry and tore through the shelter from all directions, desecrating everything we owned. They left behind small brown reminders of their victory upon our pots, water containers,...
September 21-27

September 21-27

Tuesday, September 21, 1999 Today I am have come down with some sort of sickness, I ache and have a cough and sore throat. My body feels heavy and I don’t feel like I even have the ability to lift my body up from my sleeping bag. It started last night a few miles back...
September 14-20

September 14-20

Wednesday, September 15, 1999 We’ve had several tough days of hiking through some of the most amazing and rugged mountains and I am tired. My body is a big noodle, I just collapse at night without energy to want to talk with others or even read. I find myself just...
Mount Washington

Mount Washington

Tuesday, September 7, 1999 Another friend Roc has left the trail, he said he had had his fill and was going home. The first day I met him was the day I got stung by all the swarm of yellow jackets. He was warm and friendly and I was in agony and had legs swollen to...