Category Archives: Appalachian Trail

Happy Anniversary Dragonfly and Prairie Dog

Today, April 3, 2013 was the day we started hiking the Appalachian Trail.  Our family and friends (support team) drove us to the airport early in the morning.  We arrived in Atlanta, greeted by our wonderful friend Kathy and her brother … Continue reading

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Ta Da

Well, as you could see from the previous posts, we made it. Our journey along the Appalachian trail is complete with the final ascent—Mt. Katahdin. What an adventure!!! But I’m glad it is finished. Thanks so much for the welcome … Continue reading

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DONE! FINISHED! COMPLETED!

October 5, 12 noon. After a four hour climb we summited Katahdin and celebrated with thru hikers and day hikers.  I cried. It was very emotional to see in person the sign we had seen over and over again in … Continue reading

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Happy Trails:The 100 Mile Wilderness

What a joy to be off the rock scrambles and back on trails! The 100 Mile Wilderness reminded us that we like to hike! A sign at the beginning of the wilderness alerted us to the seriousness of our undertaking … Continue reading

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The White Mountains Debrief

(The difficulty of using one device as phone, camera, and blog writer is that you have to ration its use – especially if you are in the White Mountains where there is almost no electricity! So thanks for your patience; … Continue reading

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What’s New Now? New Hampshire!

We crossed the bridge into New Hampshire on September 4th and promptly celebrated by having lunch at a Mexican restaurant in Hanover! Today, September 7th, we are staying at a hiker hostel resting up for our climb up into the … Continue reading

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Cairns: More than trail whimsy!

What’s a cairn, you ask?  In its simplest description it is a pile of rocks.  But a picture is worth a thousand words. Perhaps you’ve seen or even made one of these?  As we continue forward cairns will be used … Continue reading

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