Dragon’s Tooth, Macaffee Knob and On To Civilization

Campbell Shelter – 17 Miles I was hoping it would not be raining in the morning. I knew I would be going through some trail that would be treacherous if it was wet and slippery. Thankfully, the rain had stopped. It was foggy and misty, and I packed up a very wet and soggy tent. … Continue reading Dragon’s Tooth, Macaffee Knob and On To Civilization

Memorial Day Weekend

Pickle Branch Shelter-16.1 Miles When I left the shelter you hat morning, everything was dripping. It was a long climb out from the shelter. I leapfrogged with PapaJ, Tumble and Will. Though we hike at about the same pace, they take breaks every hour. I just take breaks when I feel I need one. The … Continue reading Memorial Day Weekend

My Tête-à-tête With Virginia is Turning into a Tutu-à-têetee

I am trying so hard to love Virginia, but she is not making it easy. When it hasn’t been raining, I’ve had the aftermath of a muddy, watery, slippery trail. It has been muggy and buggy. The bugs have been terrible! These are ‘deep woods,’ man…real ‘Deep Woods Off’ kinda territory. When I imagine deepest, … Continue reading My Tête-à-tête With Virginia is Turning into a Tutu-à-têetee