Invited to Hot Springs to hang out with our hiker friends Chuck & Tigger, we headed back to this pleasant Appalachian Trail community for the second time this year.
Appalachian Trail travels
Travels along the Appalachian Trail
I was fortunate to grow up in a small town where the Appalachian Trail danced along the mountaintops that I could see from my bedroom window.
At Gathland State Park in Maryland, this smaller stone arch is almost forgotten with the heavy significance of the War Correspondents Memorial arch just around the corner.
On a guided hike out of Montreat, NC I happened across this snail, a flicker of movement among the mosses draped over fallen logs on Big Butt Mountain.
No stronger sense of place shaped my life and my future than the setting of my childhood home. On our recent trip to the ALDHA Gathering, I walked the Appalachian Trail of my youth to seek out memories.
Years ago, I did an overnighter on Springer Mountain and looked out over the monument that marks the start of the Appalachian Trail, spending the night not far from the shelter in my then brand-new Nomad tent. It was an experience not forgotten, and I plan to return to finish the AT in Georgia. And […]
Pine Grove Furnace State Park south of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania is notable for being the mid-point of the Appalachian Trail. In the heart of winter, it gets icy.