Previously, On the Trail…

Sunday, April 14, 2019 10:09 pm

Trains are the way long-distance travel ought to work. Show up about half an hour before departure, get on the train, and off it goes, right on time. And as long as there isn’t anything weird, you wind up at your destination, also right on time, and with no bumpy turbulence or traffic to deal with.

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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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