Previously, On the Trail…

Monday, April 1, 2019 2:20 pm

Three years ago, I traveled to Georgia to begin hiking the Appalachian Trail, my first long-distance trail. In 2017, I returned to Vermont to hike the Long Trail, which shares 105 miles with the AT. And in 2018, I took a detour to the west to hike the Pacific Crest Trail.

Now, time to once again return to familiar ground. In just a few weeks, I’ll be back at Springer Mountain to begin a new hike: the Benton MacKaye Trail.

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Friday, July 5, 2019 9:25 pm
Location: Baxter Creek Trailhead (289.7 miles)

Today was our final day on the Benton MacKaye Trail. Nearly 300 miles of hiking brought us from Springer Mountain, in Georgia, to the Baxter Creek Trailhead in the Great Smoky Mountains in North Carolina.

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Enloe Creek Ford
Thursday, July 4, 2019 9:26 pm
Location: Laurel Gap Shelter (277.7 miles)

Our penultimate day on the trail brought us up and over three ridges as we neared the end of our northeast trek through the Smoky Mountains.

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A Verdant Forest After the Rain
Wednesday, July 3, 2019 10:04 pm
Location: Upper Chasteen Creek (Campsite 48) (263.0 miles)

With our longest day in the Smokies ahead of us, we got up relatively early to try and beat rain we suspected was coming.

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Noland Creek
Tuesday, July 2, 2019 9:53 pm
Location: Bryson Place (Campsite 57) (246.4 miles)

Today may be our easiest day in the Smokies, but it was not without its challenges.

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