VA AT hike #1, day 6

Start: Big Meadow Lodge End: Smith Roach Gap Mileage: 21.6 (+0.2 side trail) I slept in this morning a bit, getting up at 6:15am. I chatted with my friend and we got breakfast in the dining room when it opened up at 7:30am. I was on the trail for a later start by 8:30am. Today, … Continue reading VA AT hike #1, day 6

VA AT hike #1, day 4

Start: Front Royal Terrapin Station Hostel End: Brookside CabinsMileage: 23.9 (+0.5 side trail) This morning at the hostel, I was up and out by 6:30, getting to the AT by 6:45. I had wonderful sleep last night and started my day in a good mood. The weather was cool (70s) and sunny. Sadly, that changed … Continue reading VA AT hike #1, day 4