Day 4: Walking Through the Clouds

March 14th Bull Gap to Low Gap Shelter Miles Hiked: 10.4 AT mileage: 42.8 Elevation chart from Guthook Guides. I slept a whopping total of five minutes last night. The wind storm kept me up all night ¬†and then it started raining around 5am. We woke up at 7am and were out of the tentContinue reading “Day 4: Walking Through the Clouds”

Day 3: Mountain Crossings

March 13th Lance Creek to Bull Gap Miles hiked 8.5 AT mileage 32.4 Elevation chart from Guthook Guides. Today we slept in because we were all so exhausted from yesterday. I was really slow getting ready and took my time. We hit the trail around 9am and hiked very slow. After the miles we putContinue reading “Day 3: Mountain Crossings”

Day 2: The long day to Lance Creek

March 12th Hawk Mountain Shelter to Lance Creek Campground Miles hiked:15.8 AT mileage: 23.7 Elevation chart from Guthook Guides. Last night at the shelter before bed, the four of us (Emma, clay, Caroline, and I) decided we felt good enough to try for a longer day of hiking tomorrow. We wanted to get around aContinue reading “Day 2: The long day to Lance Creek”

Sources of information, inspiration, and motivation (to plan a thru hike of the Appalachian Trail)

This blog post originally appeared on my trail blog for The Trek which you can read here. Before hitting the trail I have asked countless questions about what I am really getting myself into. To answer this question I have done my own research on just about anything I could think of for the trail.Continue reading “Sources of information, inspiration, and motivation (to plan a thru hike of the Appalachian Trail)”