Day 22: A Nero out of Standing Bear Farm

Day 22 Standing Bear Farm to Painter Branch Miles Hiked: 2.2 AT Milage: 243.7 This morning I woke up in the bunk house and finished up my blogging from the day before. I really enjoy keeping a trail journal but it is a lot of work sometimes. I always try to write down everything beforeContinue reading “Day 22: A Nero out of Standing Bear Farm”

Day 21: GSMNP Day 5 – An Interesting Turn of Events

Day 21 Tri-Corner Knob Shelter to Standing Bear Farm Miles Hiked: 18.1 AT Milage: 241.5 This morning I was very slow getting out of my tent. My goal was to get up as early as possible to get to Standing Bear Farm as fast as possible. Standing Bear Farm is a hostel that is oneContinue reading “Day 21: GSMNP Day 5 – An Interesting Turn of Events”

Day 20: GSMNP Day 4 – No Rain. No Pain. No Maine.

Day 20 Mount Collins Shelter to TriCorner Knob Shelter Miles Hiked: 20.6 AT Milage: 223.4 This morning I woke up to the rain drumming loudly on the roof of the shelter. It had been raining hard since yesterday around 2pm. I just laid there in my sleeping bag wishing the rain would stop so IContinue reading “Day 20: GSMNP Day 4 – No Rain. No Pain. No Maine.”