Spring 2017 AT hike, day #2

Sunday, May 14, 2017Start: Roaring Fork Shelter End: Stateline branchMiles: 16.8 I was up this morning at 6:15am after a less than restful sleep. The rodents in the shelter were quite active for most of the night, chewing on anything and everything. I spent much of the night tossing and turning, hoping they weren’t eating … Continue reading Spring 2017 AT hike, day #2

Spring 2017 AT hike, day #1

Saturday May 13, 2017Start: Hot Springs, NCEnd: Roaring Brook ShelterMiles: 17.9 Last night, my connecting flight to Asheville was delayed by more than an hour with mechanical trouble. I didn’t arrive at the hostel until 10pm. I walked into to a completely quiet house, with a note on the door saying “full.” I noted my … Continue reading Spring 2017 AT hike, day #1