Appalachian Trail April 4-9

April 4-9, 1999 Sunday, April 4th, Easter. The beginning of the Appalachian Trail begins at the summit of Springer Mountain and looks south to the kudzu covered hazy humid mountains.  The familiar bronze plaque that I had seen in endless books and articles...

Appalachian Trail Intro

I decided to hike the Appalachian Trial soon after I completed my master’s degree.  I was single and had endless options and directions for life lay out before me.  Because I had so many possibilities I staggered not knowing which way to commit...