Appalachian Trail Day 19 - Double Spring Gap - Icewater Spring Shelter
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Appalachian Trail Day 19 - Double Spring Gap - Icewater Spring Shelter

Appalachian Trail Day 19 03-18-07 Day 19, 8:30 AM ® 3:50 PM 13.8 miles, AT  –  206.8 Double Spring Gap  –  Icewater Spring Shelter - 5,920 feet Cloudy and cold to start, warmed up to 60 +/- and cleared up. Today saw…
Craig Fowler - Appalachian Trail Day 18 - Spence Field - Double Spring Shelter
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Appalachian Trail Day 18 - Spence Field - Double Spring Shelter

Appalachian Trail Day 18 03-17-01 Day 18 Start 8:24 AM - Finish 3:11 PM 13.5 miles, AT – 193.8 Spence Field → Double Spring Shelter - 5,000′ Today was a good day of hiking. A little cold and not many views. I finally got some views…
Appalachian Trail Day 17 - Fontana Dam - Spence Field Shelter
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Appalachian Trail Day 17 - Fontana Dam - Spence Field Shelter

Appalachian Trail Day 17 03-16-01 Day 17 8:10 AM start -  3:40 PM finish – 4,915′ 16.0 miles, AT 179.5 Fontana Shelter → Spence Field Shelter Sunny/partial cloudy, hot Tough hike up Shuck Stack! I had a guy go by me in the parking…
Appalachian Trail Day 16 - Fontana Dam
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Appalachian Trail Day 16 - Fontana Dam

Appalachian Trail Day 16 03-15-01 Day 16 – 8:29PM 0 miles, AT – 163.1 Fontana Dam Zero Day #1 Today was my first zero day. I slept like a baby in the hotel last night. My tattoo, I got, rubbed off a bit during the night. Took…
Appalachian Trail Day 15 - Cable Gap - Fontana Dam Village
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Appalachian Trail Day 15 - Cable Gap - Fontana Dam Village

Appalachian Trail Day 15 03-14-02 Day 15 6.9 miles, 163.1 AT miles Cable Gap to Fontana Dam Sunny, Warm In Wesser at the NOC I saw a river otter. I also buried a dead dark eyed Junco a day or two ago. Today's hike was pretty easy.…
Appalachian Trail Day 14 - Sassafras Gap - Cable Gap Shelter
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Appalachian Trail Day 14 - Sassafras Gap - Cable Gap Shelter

Appalachian Trail Day 14 03-13-01 Day 14 15.2 miles, AT – 156.2 Sassafras Gap – Cable Gap Shelter Day 5 of rain This morning (03-13) was the second time I thought about stopping on a climb. The climb was terrible. My poor legs haven't…
Appalachian Trail Day 13 - Tellico Gap - Sassafras gap Shelter
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Appalachian Trail Day 13 - Tellico Gap - Sassafras gap Shelter

Appalachian Trail Day 13 03-12-01  Day 13   6:05 PM 14.8 Miles, 141 AT miles Tellico Gap – Sassafras Cap Shelter Rain in the afternoon, warm, overcast. Day 4 of Rain Stayed at a hostel last night.  Ron Vaughan was his name. …
Appalachian Trail Day 12 - Siler Bald - Tellico Gap
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Appalachian Trail Day 12 - Siler Bald - Tellico Gap

Appalachian Trail Day 12 03-11-01 Day 12 15.7 miles,  126.2 AT miles Siler Bald -  hostel at Tellico Gap No entry was record this day. Scatman 2011:  I can tell you a little about this day.  The hiking itself is lost in the…
Appalachian Trail Day 11 - Betty Creek to Siler Bald
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Appalachian Trail Day 11 - Betty Creek to Siler Bald

Appalachian Trail Day 11 03-10-01  Day 11  –  7:45 PM 16.4 miles, 108.9 AT miles Betty Creek – Siler Bald Sunny 20º AM / 38º PM Today was too much!  The plan was for 13 miles but the campsite sucked and was too close…
Appalachian Trail Day 10 - Muskrat Creek - Betty Creek
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Appalachian Trail Day 10 - Muskrat Creek - Betty Creek

Appalachian Trail Day 10 03-09-01  Day 10 -  7:23 PM 16.1 miles, 94.5 AT miles (30° 7 AM) Sunny, Betty Creek Campsite 42º Standing Indian Mountain was not bad at all.  Didn't see many people just one couple with two dogs and…