Appalachian Trail Day 8 - Addis Gap - Blueberry Patch
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Appalachian Trail Day 8 - Addis Gap - Blueberry Patch

Appalachian Trail Day 8 03-07-01  -Day 8  6:15 PM  Wed. 6.4 miles, AT  - 67.9 Addis Gap - Blueberry Patch Hostel Cold 20º in the AM, warmed up by 12 PM.   Last night we tented.  It was a good sleep.  Warmer than…
Appalachian Trail Day 7 - Blue Mtn. - Addis Gap
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Appalachian Trail Day 7 - Blue Mtn. - Addis Gap

Appalachian Trail Day 7 03-06-01 Day 6  4:40 PM 13.0 miles, AT  - 61.5 Blue Mtn. Shelter - Addis Gap   Last night was cold as shit!  We did have the fire but by 2-3AM it was below 20 and the wind was blowing hard.  The…
Appalachian Trail Day 6 - Low Gap Shelter - Blue Mtn. Shelter
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Appalachian Trail Day 6 - Low Gap Shelter - Blue Mtn. Shelter

Appalachian Trail Day 6 03-05-01 Day 5  3:10 PM 7.8 miles, AT  -  48.5 Low Gap Shelter - Blue Mtn. Shelter Cold, Windy, Clear Last night it was all men.  The jokes and language went downhill fast.  Tom, a thru-hiker from…
Craig Fowler - Appalachian Trail Day 5 - Woods Hole - Low Gap
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Appalachian Trail Day 5 - Woods Hole - Low Gap

Appalachian Trail Day 5 03-04-01  Day 5 14.7 miles, AT  -  41.3 Woods Hole Shelter - Low Gap Shelter Day 3 of rainHit the trail at 7:45 AM and did my first 4000 foot (Blood Mountain).  I got to Neels Gap at 10:20 AM.  I didn't…
Appalachian Trail Day 4 - Gooch Gap to Woods Hole
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Appalachian Trail Day 4 - Gooch Gap to Woods Hole

Appalachian Trail Day 4 03-03-01  Day 4 -  3:47 PM 10.5 miles, AT  -  26.6  .5 miles to shelter Gooch Gap - Woods Hole Day 2 of rain Slept okay last night but not great.  Got up around 6:50 AM, was on trail by 7:50.  Today…
Appalachian Trail Day 3 - Hawk Mtn - Gooch Gap
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Appalachian Trail Day 3 - Hawk Mtn - Gooch Gap

Appalachian Trail Day 3 03-02-01 Day 3   4:45 PM 8.5 miles, AT 16.1 .2 miles to Shelter Hawk Mtn. - Gooch Gap Shelter Day 1 of rain Today was marked my longest hike ever.  It was the toughest day too.  Two people called it…
Appalachian Trail Day 2 - Springer Mtn - Hawk Mtn
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Appalachian Trail Day 2 - Springer Mtn - Hawk Mtn

Appalachian Trail Day 2 03-01-01    Day 2 2:01 PM 7.6 miles, AT  -  7.6  .2 to Shelter Springer Mtn Shelter  Hawk Mtn. After I wrote yesterday, I saw some White Breasted Nuthatches and Chickadees.  Bedtime was 7 PM.  I didn't…
Appalachian Trail Day 1 - Amicalola State Park to Springer Mtn.
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Appalachian Trail Day 1 - Amicalola State Park to Springer Mtn.

Appalachian Trail Day 1 10 years ago today I flew from Boston to Atlanta, GA to start my Appalachian Trail thru-hike. It would be the first step towards completing a 15 year long dream. I first climbed Mt. Katahdin, which is the northern…