Morning Fog on the Trail
Monday, September 28, 2020 7:26 pm
Location: Rocky Run Shelter (412.9 miles)

The penultimate day of hiking on my Tuscarora-Appalachian Trail loop brought me a day of great weather and views.

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Sunday, September 27, 2020 10:35 pm
Location: Ensign Cowall Shelter (397.2 miles)

Returning to Maryland, and now heading south, rather than north, the first of three days on the Appalachian Trail in Maryland this hike got me some nice views I wasn’t able to see the last time I was here.

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Walking Sticks
Saturday, September 26, 2020 10:19 pm
Location: Deer Lick Shelter (382.7 miles)

A relatively nicer day than the weather forecast suggested got me a lot of great conversation. Oh, and closer to the completion of my Tuscarora-Appalachian Trail loop, too.

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Friday, September 25, 2020 7:59 pm
Location: Quarry Gap Shelter (366.9 miles)

A warm, humid day over some easy trail brought me to Quarry Gap Shelter, one of my favorites on the Appalachian Trail.

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Fall Colors Are Starting
Thursday, September 24, 2020 8:22 pm
Location: Pine Grove Furnace State Park / Ironmasters Mansion (349.7 miles)

With only 15.4 miles from the shelter to the Ironmasters Mansion at Pine Grove Furnace State Park, I didn’t need to get started especially early. But with a shower and laundry waiting for me there, that was the enticement I needed to get moving at least somewhat early; why wait when there’s comfort waiting?

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