Appalachian Trail May 11-17

Tuesday, May 11, 1999 It was a short hiking day to get into Kincora, a hiker’s hostel run by Bob Peoples. As soon as I got in I dropped my pack and headed straight for the shower. It felt so good I had to take a second one about 30 minutes later. When the grime was...

Appalachian Trail May 4-10

Tuesday, May 4, 1999             A unique feature to the hike is traversing these Balds. The timberline lies just below 8,000 feet, where trees don’t grow higher than that elevation. There is no peak in the...

Appalachian Trail April 27-May 3

Tuesday, April 27, 1999 I had no idea that I could have blisters forming under blisters.  How is this even possible. I’ve also come to realize that I assumed that these boots of mine would be on the same team with me.  I keep yelling at...

Appalachian Trail April 19-26

Monday, April 19, 1999 I am carrying a lot of anger towards the designer of this section of trail.  I don’t know that I would like them if I met them and I definitely wouldn’t drink coffee with them.  the person who designed the trial here omitted...

Appalachian trail April 10-18

Saturday, April 10, 1999 Before I began this hike, I had some expectations about some of the things that might happen.  I believed that as my body got in shape and my mind adjusted to the rhythms of the trail that this journey would get easier.  I...