The Green Mountains; Aug 20th (1607mi) to Aug 28th (1743mi)

Ahh, Vermont. Delightfully scenic, unique, varied and a bit one-off, Vermont. For the first 100 miles of this state, the Appalachian Trail and Long Trail share the same pathway separating just past Rutland, Vermont at the Maine Junction. As you may have read in our previous post, The Slackpack Experiment, we ended our 230 miles … Continue reading The Green Mountains; Aug 20th (1607mi) to Aug 28th (1743mi)

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Picture Problems

So we have successfully made it through the Green Mountains of Vermont, the White Mountains of New Hampshire and just recently conquered the Mahoosuc Mile of Maine. I have riveting and enthralling write-ups just waiting to be published but we are having multimedia problems trying to attach photos. Since I know that most people would … Continue reading Picture Problems

The Slackpack Experiment; Aug 7th to Aug 19th

As you may have surmised from the previous couple posts, we did not have the best mental state going into the last 1/3 of our Appalachian Trail thru hike. Our feet hurt, we had less then spectacular scenery and to be perfectly honest we simply were not having fun anymore. We had just spent two … Continue reading The Slackpack Experiment; Aug 7th to Aug 19th

Duncannon, PA: July 18th (1143mi) to Greenwood Lakes, NY: August 1st (1367mi)

After managing to successfully leave the Doyle Hotel relatively unscathed, we pushed on further into Pennsylvania. As you may have gathered from the previous post The Halfway Hangover we didn't greet this task full of gusto and vigor but rather kept plugging along, putting one foot in front of each other. Unfortunately, at this point … Continue reading Duncannon, PA: July 18th (1143mi) to Greenwood Lakes, NY: August 1st (1367mi)