289.7 / 289.7 miles 100.0% Baxter Creek Trailhead
Welcome to Tellico Plains
Friday, April 26, 2019 9:19 pm
Location: TN 68 / Tellico Plains (127.1 miles)

CareFree and I made our way from Ducktown to Tellico Plains today, though not without some effort.

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Thursday, April 25, 2019 9:07 pm
Location: TN 68 / Ducktown (127.1 miles)

A plan to hike 16+ miles today did not at all go as expected, thanks to worsening back pain.

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Hiwassee River in Reliance
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 9:27 pm
Location: Hiwassee River Campsite 120.2 (120.2 miles)

Today took CareFree and I through the small town of Reliance and along the Hiwassee River as the trail turned us east towards North Carolina.

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Ocoee River
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 9:27 pm
Location: Lost Creek (107.6 miles)

Today brought us across one of the great public works projects of the 20th century, as we continue to make our way northward in Tennessee along the BMT.

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Rhododendron Tunnel
Monday, April 22, 2019 9:25 pm
Location: Thunder Rock Campground (93.7 miles)

Today was our second-longest day on the BMT so far, 17.4 miles to a campground on the Ocoee River, and continued our streak of barely seeing anyone on trail.

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