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.
As our travels take us across America, we’re stopping in Boy Scout council offices to add to a lifelong collection of Boy Scout Council Shoulder Patches.
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.
Lumberjacks in Pigeon Forge? That’s what we found on a visit to the Great Smoky Mountains, learning a bit of history and culture at the Great Smoky Mountain Lumberjack Feud Dinner Show.
Coming down the mountains into Dennis Cove, we got caught in a thunderstorm on the Appalachian Trail, a harrowing experience for us both.
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.