The Halfway Hangover

In the previous post, I had briefly mentioned something I wanted to write a little bit more about to share a more in-depth version of our Appalachian Trail experience. It seemed like after hitting Harper's Ferry, which is the traditional and iconic halfway point of the Appalachian Trail, both Lindsay and I became consistently more … Continue reading The Halfway Hangover

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Harper’s Ferry, WV: July 10th (1019mi) to Duncannon, PA: July 18th (1143mi)

After we folded the rafts up and put the paddles away, the time came to put on our backpacks and start walking north again. Lindsay and I chose Harper's Ferry as a convenient meet-up point with my parents after the Aqua Blaze so Hunter could go home for a three-week vacation. After three very busy … Continue reading Harper’s Ferry, WV: July 10th (1019mi) to Duncannon, PA: July 18th (1143mi)

Made it to New England!

Hey everyone, so we've actually made it into New England, even though we are bad bloggers and haven't updated since the Mason-Dixon line. We're trying to get caught up and we're sorry that we haven't been good at doing better updates. It's crazy how busy you are on the trail and on a zero day … Continue reading Made it to New England!

Hunter Heads to Maine

Much to our disappointment we had to make the good-parenting decision and send Hunter home from Maryland. He has been doing fine, the week sitting in the boat during the aqua-blaze really helped the cracks in his paws heal up, but the upcoming heat and rocks of Pennsylvania would still be enough to do him … Continue reading Hunter Heads to Maine

Finding a Group of Like Minded Individuals

To the outside world there is no difference between one stinky thru hiker and the next. You have to be some shade of a little bit crazy to want to hike 2,000+ miles in six months, and most strangers and laymen lump us all together as one group with a collective set of motivation, morals, … Continue reading Finding a Group of Like Minded Individuals