JK recounts an evening of mishaps at Mountaineer Falls after a tough first day back on the Appalachian Trail after almost a year’s absence.
Archives for August 2013
Following the Kissimmee River north from where it empties into Lake Okeechobee, the Florida Trail is atop a dike above a vast expanse of open prairie in ranchland.
The Trail Dames Summit is an annual gathering of women hikers and backpackers to share knowledge, ideas, and support. John gives his take on our 2013 visit.
As most of you know, I met Sandy while preparing for an Appalachian Trail hike. Between our AT adventure and all the hiking for Florida Hikes, I never returned to what I was doing prior to all these miles on foot: I was spending once a week in my kayak, or learning how to paddle […]
On our 2013 AT journey, the climbs were tough to begin with – due to our being off the trail for a year – but racing summer thunderstorms made the trek even tougher.
We continue our Not Quite Thru on the Appalachian Trail in the summer of 2013 at US 19E near the Tennessee / North Carolina border, headed towards Damascus.
With the Florida temperatures in the mid to upper nineties and rain nearly everyday, Primrose is safely parked inside. Summer in Florida just isn’t the best time to be traveling or camping in a thirty-two year old VW camper. Especially without an air-conditioner! Out last night of camping in Primrose for the season was in […]