Lindsay’s Reflections on the Appalachian Trail – Part 2

If you missed the first half of my (Lindsay) thoughts on our 2014 Appalachian Trail Thru Hike click HERE. If you want to read part two then click "Continue Reading" down below. The worst part of the trail was that I had lost 15lbs. It sucked. I know, there aren't many girls who complain about … Continue reading Lindsay’s Reflections on the Appalachian Trail – Part 2

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Lindsay’s Reflections on the Appalachian Trail – Part I, The Good Days

Wow, it's hard to summarize the thoughts of 5 months of hiking into a single blog post, but here it goes! (I'll make sure it isn't too long.) Hiking the Appalachian Trail isn't something I'd ever considered. Ever. In fact, until recently I didn't even know what it was. Being from Saskatchewan - the flat … Continue reading Lindsay’s Reflections on the Appalachian Trail – Part I, The Good Days

Hunter’s First 500 Miles

Our pup, Hunter, joined us after Lindsay healed up from her tailbone dislocation to finish off our 2014 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike team; making us Hunter and The Fat Kids. Hunter is not your average pound dog and therefore not your average trail dog either. What they didn't tell us when we adopted him from the … Continue reading Hunter’s First 500 Miles

Erwin, TN: May 28th (342.0mi) to Damascus, VA: June 7th (467.3mi)

After a half day in Erwin to get a few supplies and some take out food, the boots kept walking north in a two week effort to get from Hot Springs, NC to Damascus, VA by the 5th of June. As the number of major mountains to climb changed from something you need fingers and … Continue reading Erwin, TN: May 28th (342.0mi) to Damascus, VA: June 7th (467.3mi)

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)