Snow Days

Since leaving Franklin… Day 18: Winding Stair Gap to Wayah Bald Shelter, 11 miles. Day 19: Wayah Bald Shelter to Wesser Bald Shelter, 10.6 miles. Day 20: Wesser Bald Shelter to Nantahala Outdoor Center (NOC), 5.9 miles. Day 21: NOC to Sassafras Gap Shelter, 6.7 miles. Day 22: Sassafras Gap Shelter to Cable Gap Shelter, … More Snow Days

North Carolina

Since leaving the Blueberry Patch Hostel… Day 13: Dicks Creek Gap to Muskrat Creek Shelter, crossing first state line (11.8 miles) Day 14: Muskrat Creek Shelter to Standing Indian Shelter (4.9 miles) Day 15: Standing Indian Shelter to Carter Gap Shelter (7.6 miles) Day 16: Carter Gap Shelter to Winding Stair Gap (15.9 miles) “Hey … More North Carolina

Stray Observations

I’m perfecting my “Look how beautiful it is” gaze for when I stop to catch my breath and let someone pass. They think I’m being all contemplative and stuff, really I’m just trying not to die. I am becoming an expert at snot rockets. Wednesday was the first night I had to break out my … More Stray Observations