Craig Fowler - Appalachian Trail Day 32 - Erwin - Cherry Gap Shelter
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Appalachian Trail Day 32 - Erwin - Cherry Gap Shelter

Appalachian Trail Day 32 03-31-01, Day 32 16.4 miles, AT - 355.1  3,900 feet Johnnys - Cherry Gap Shelter Foggy - 50° - Felt muggy   Today was TOUGH!!!  My pack must weigh the most it ever has.  Eight days of food. …
Appalachian Trail Day 31 - No Business Knob - Erwin, TN
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Appalachian Trail Day 31 - No Business Knob - Erwin, TN

Appalachian Trail Day 31 03-30-01, Day 31 6.3 miles, AT  -  340.7 No Business - Uncle Johnnys Hostel Rainy AM Sun afternoon Rain evening. 1,700 feet Day 31 Random Entry I'm at the laundry mat now.  I had Pizza Hut…
Appalachian Trail Day 30 - Hogback Shelter - No Business Knob Shelter
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Appalachian Trail Day 30 - Hogback Shelter - No Business Knob Shelter

Appalachian Trail Day 30 03-29-01, Day 30, 6:55 AM ® 3:30 PM 20.6 miles, AT  -  334.4 Day 7 of Rain Hog Back Ridge - No Business Knob Shelter Rain, cold, wind.  No views. My first 20 miler!!!  Today was good except…
Appalachian Trail Day 29 - Jerry's Cabin - Hogback Ridge
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Appalachian Trail Day 29 - Jerry's Cabin - Hogback Ridge

Appalachian Trail Day 29 03-28-01, Day 29 14.6 miles, AT  -  311.8 Jerry Cabin - Hogback Ridge - 4,255 feet 7:55 AM ® 2:50 PM   Today was a tough ass day.  Shorter than yesterday but a lot harder.  Tough P.U.D.S. …
Appalachian Trail Day 28 - Spring Mountain - Jerry's Cabin
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Appalachian Trail Day 28 - Spring Mountain - Jerry's Cabin

Appalachian Trail Day 28 003-27-01 Day 28 15.3 miles, AT 287.2 7:45 AM ® 2:15 PM Spring Mountain - Jerry Cabin Shelter Cold morning, Cold Day 4,150 feet Woke up cold today.  Ate like a champ!  The appetite is there.  Todays…
Appalachian Trail Day 27 - Hot Springs - Spring Mountain
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Appalachian Trail Day 27 - Hot Springs - Spring Mountain

Appalachian Trail Day 27 03-26-01   Day 27 11.6 miles, AT 281.1 Hot Springs - Spring Mountain 10:30 - 2:15 PM  3,300 Feet I had a great breakfast at Elmers.  Hit the post office and sent some stuff back.  The pack weighed…
Appalachian Trail Day 26 - Hot Springs, NC
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Appalachian Trail Day 26 - Hot Springs, NC

Appalachian Trail Day 26 03-25-01  Day 26 0 Miles, Zero Day 3 Hot Springs In Hot Springs waiting for the mail.  I bought food and a new journal and a conversion kit for my MSR water bag to make it a camel back.  Less weight to…
Appalachian Trail Day 25 - Roaring Fork Shelter - Hot Springs, NC
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Appalachian Trail Day 25 - Roaring Fork Shelter - Hot Springs, NC

Appalachian Trail Day 25 03-24-01 Day 25  7:45 am - 13.5 miles, 269.5 AT miles Roaring Fork - Hot Springs 50-60°, Sunny/partly cloudy Snow for half of the day then actual soil. Got up early today and hit the trail at 7:45…
Craig Fowler - Appalachian Trail Day 24 - Groundhog - Roaring Fork Shelter
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Appalachian Trail Day 24 - Groundhog - Roaring Fork Shelter

Appalachian Trail Day 24 03-23-01 Day 24  7:00 AM to 1:20 PM 11.3 miles, AT  -  256.0 Groundhog  -  Roaring Fork Shelter Sunny 60°, Crusty snow in AM, mush in PM Got up early to beat the mushy snow and I think the frozen…
Craig Fowler - Appalachian Trail Day 23 - Davenport Gap - Groundhog Shelter
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Appalachian Trail Day 23 - Davenport Gap - Groundhog Shelter

Appalachian Trail Day 23 03-22-01  Day 23 9.6 miles, AT  -  244.7 Davenport Gap  -  Groundhog Shelter 60° - Sunny Today I got up had some Frosted Flakes and toast.  I showered, packed and left for the trail.   The ride…