Hot Springs, NC: May 22nd (273.9mi) to Erwin, TN: May 28th (342.0mi)

We walked into Hot Springs the morning of the 22nd and had great weather and the perfect location for one of our most productive town days so far. After taking a full two hours to eat and digest breakfast on the front deck of a little diner, we commandeered the porch of a "Closed for the Season" … Continue reading Hot Springs, NC: May 22nd (273.9mi) to Erwin, TN: May 28th (342.0mi)

I-40, NC: May 19th (240mi) to Hot Springs, NC: May 22nd (273.9mi)

We're back on the trail heading north again and now that Lindsay is feeling better, that might be the only thing we are certain about! Not only do we have Lindsay's recovery to take day by day but we also added another member of the team to the mix and Hunter has his first 35 … Continue reading I-40, NC: May 19th (240mi) to Hot Springs, NC: May 22nd (273.9mi)

Appalachian Trail Prep Part IV: The Gear (sans Clothes)

Over the last couple posts we covered the logistics, training and food planning that we have put into the start of our Appalachian Trail adventure. Prior to leaving Maine we spent all night and drained two pots of coffee laying out gear, re-hashing our packing list, weighing each piece and of course taking pictures of … Continue reading Appalachian Trail Prep Part IV: The Gear (sans Clothes)