New York

For the most part, the New York section of trail has treated me extremely well. I spent most of my time in the past week and a half visiting friends and my old home in New York City, but I managed to get some hiking in as well. This part of the trail got a... Continue Reading →

Halfway There!

This week I went from the unofficial halfway point at Harper’s Ferry to Duncannon, Pennsylvania. Right now I’m taking a rest day at The Doyle Hotel, which is a really cool old hotel that caters to hikers and has cheap rooms and a bar downstairs. It was a fairly pleasant stretch, although somewhat uninteresting, that... Continue Reading →

More Virginia, Pride Month, and Misogyny

This week and a half I covered some good ground through Virginia, and finally passed from a somewhat boring section into a section with way more landmarks and views, including both Dragon’s Tooth and Macafee Knob. I hit a new highest number of miles with a 25-mile day, which wound up putting me into camp... Continue Reading →

Solitude, Community, and Trail Legs

This week brought lots of sunny days and some intense hiking. After the snowstorm last Saturday we hiked down into the Nantahala Outdoor Center, where it was about 70 degrees. We spent most of our Easter Sunday drinking beer and lounging by the river, giving thanks for the warmth. In the few days after that... Continue Reading →

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