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Appalachian Trail: Buena Vista to Troutville, VA

April 27 – May 3, 2001 <—-SOUTH Section Hike NORTH—-> The Short Version Day 1: Evening two mile hike from Long Mountain Wayside trailhead on US60 down to Brown Mountain Creek Shelter. Day 2: Valley walking through Pedlar River basin … Continue reading

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Shenandoah in Winter

March 12-15, 1999 After reading this one, check out Part II, the Return Well, you’d think I’d learn by now that Spring Breaks are best spent at low altitude and latitude. But no… After last year’s spectacular rain/snow/fog-out in the … Continue reading

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One More Hill of Consequence…

Virginia AT: Manassas to Snicker’s Gap Feb 13-15, 1999 It has been a long, long time. I haven’t been out solo backpacking since… gee, it has been a while, hasn’t it? It’s the middle of a particularly mild week in … Continue reading

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Maryland Appalachian Trail

Solo Backpack, May 22-25, 1998   Well, it’s spring and once again a young man’s mind turns to thoughts of thru-hiking the AT. However, being possessed of a job and school, such things are not in the cards this year. … Continue reading

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