Appalachian Trail Day 62 - Little Irish Creek - North Fork of Piney River
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Appalachian Trail Day 62 - Little Irish Creek - North Fork of Piney River

Appalachian Trail Day 62 Day 62, 04-30-01 18.3 miles, AT  -  799.1  - 3,000 feet ± Little Irish Creek - North Fork of Piney River 7:30 AM 5:20 PM, 75-80° I got cold around 3 AM last night.  Plus I wasn't on flat ground. …
Appalachian Trail Day 61 - Matts Creek - Little Irish Creek Campsite
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Appalachian Trail Day 61 - Matts Creek - Little Irish Creek Campsite

Appalachian Trail Day 61 Day 61,  04-29-01 17 miles, AT  -  780.0  - 1,000 feet ± Matts Creek - Little Irish Creek Campsite 7:45 AM 4:15 PM, 70-78°, Breezy I froze my butt off again last night.  I woke up at 3 AM freezing.  …
Appalachian Trail Day 60 - Cornelius Creek Shelter - Matts Creek Shelter
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Appalachian Trail Day 60 - Cornelius Creek Shelter - Matts Creek Shelter

Appalachian Trail Day 60 Day 60,  04-28-01 17.7 miles, AT  -  763.8 835 feet Cornelius Creek - Matts Creek Shelter 70° Well, I was much warmer last night.  Bill gave me a silk bag liner.  Plus I think it was warmer too. …
Appalachian Trail Day 59 -Bobblets Gap - Cornelius Creek Shelter
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Appalachian Trail Day 59 -Bobblets Gap - Cornelius Creek Shelter

Appalachian Trail Day 59 Day 59,  04-27-01 18.3 miles, AT  -  746.1 3, 145 Feet Bobblets Gap - Cornelius Creek Shelter 7:50 4:34 PM,  70-75° Wow, I thought Al was bad at the hotel.  Last night he snored like a champ.  On…
Craig Fowler - Appalachian Trail Day 59 -Bobblets Gap - Cornelius Creek Shelter
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Appalachian Trail Day 58 - Daleville - Bobblets Gap Shelter

Appalachian Trail Day 58 Day 58,  04-26-01 18.5 miles, AT  -  727.8 1,920 feet Daleville - Bobblets Gap Shelter 65-70° Al was up early again, just like clockwork.  He also snored his loudest last night.  I had to get up…
Appalachian Trail Day 57 - Lamberts Meadow Shelter - Daleville
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Appalachian Trail Day 57 - Lamberts Meadow Shelter - Daleville

Appalachian Trail Day 57 Day 57,  04-25-01 9.4 miles, AT  -  709.3 Lamberts Meadow - Daleville (Best Western) 7:23 AM 10:40 AM Last night, before bed, six (6) deer past within sight of the shelter.  The rat was not seen by…
Craig Fowler - Appalachian Trail Day 56 - Campsite - Lamberts Meadow Shelter
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Appalachian Trail Day 56 - Campsite - Lamberts Meadow Shelter

Appalachian Trail Day 56 Day 56,  04-24-01 15.0 miles, AT  -  699.9  2,080 feet Campsite - Lamberts Meadow Shelter 7:45 AM 3:30 PM,  80-85 What a terrible nights sleep!  I fast packed last night.  Fast packing means using…
Craig Fowler - Appalachian Trail Day 55 - Niday Shelter - Stream Campsite
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Appalachian Trail Day 55 - Niday Shelter - Stream Campsite

Appalachian Trail Day 55 Day 55, 04-23-01 17 ± miles, AT  - 684.9   1,800 feet Niday Shelter - Stream Campsite 85-90° Today was very HOT.  Lots of granite rock too.  Today was so warm the hiking was unbearable.  It felt…
Appalachian Trail Day 54 - Laurel Creek - Niday Shelter
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Appalachian Trail Day 54 - Laurel Creek - Niday Shelter

Appalachian Trail Day 54 Day 54,  04-22-01 12.4 miles, AT - 655   1,800 feet Laurel Creek - Niday Shelter 8:15 AM 2 PM   75-80° Today we cut the day short.  We were to do 21 miles but it was super hot and my feet hurt so…
Craig Fowler - Appalachian Trail Day 53 - Pine Swamp Branch - Laurel Creek Shelter
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Appalachian Trail Day 53 - Pine Swamp Branch - Laurel Creek Shelter

Appalachian Trail Day 53 Day 53, 04-21-01 18.5 miles , AT  - 655  2,720 feet Pine Swamp Branch - Laurel Creek Shelter Day 12 of rain,  65 - 70° Al snored like a champ last night!  I slept well once asleep.  The hike was…