Category Archives: Appalachian Trail

What to wear on our heads


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Happy 5th Anniversary Blog

Five years ago today, I posted the first of many stories and photos of our upcoming thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail.  Now we will be posting about our upcoming pilgrimage of the El Camino.  

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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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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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