Category: Appalachian Trail

Me finishing the AT 2001

AT vs. PCT

Appalachian Trail vs. Pacific Crest Trail (AT vs. PCT) When deciding to hike any of the Triple Crown Trails (Appalachian Trail, Pacific Crest Trail and Continental Divide Trail) it can be hard to know which is the right one to start with.  Typically it used to be the AT, then PCT and finally the CDT.  Now with lighter gear, better […]

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DONE!

AT 2001 – Day 153 – Daisy Pond Lean-to – Katahdin

Day 153 07-30-01 12.8 miles Daisy Pond Lean-to → Katahdin AT – 2168 I’ve done it! I’m sitting on top as I write.  The climb was a piece of cake.  I love it.  Jeff and I climbed like champs.  There were only a handful of people up here when I summited.  There are tons of people now. It hasn’t hit […]

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AT 2001 – Day 152 – Hurd Brook – Daisy Pond Lean-to

AT 2001 – Day 152 – Hurd Brook – Daisy Pond Lean-to

Day 152 07-29-01 11.0 miles Hurd Brook → Daisy Pond Lean-to AT – 2157.0 No E.T. camping.  The bugs weren’t too bad.  We had a owl come into camp right as I started the fire.  Mortis and Jeff went to bed.  I stayed up w/ the fire. None of us could sleep in the am.  We were up at 6am.  […]

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Katahdin

AT 2001 – Day 151 – Wadleigh – Hurd Brook Lean-to

Day 151 07-28-01 19.6 miles Wadleigh → Hurd Brook Lean-to AT – 2149.5 The mosquitoes were bad last night.  I was happy to be in my tent.  Jeff and I talked a bunch from within our tents.  Neither of us could sleep. We got up late around 8am.  The climb up Nesuntabunt Mtn. was tougher than I expected.  I did […]

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Squiggy, Mortis, and Scatman

AT 2001 – Day 150 – Antlers Campsite – Wadleigh Stream Lean-to

Day 150 07-27-01 13.6 miles Antlers Campsite → Wadleigh Stream Lean-to AT – 2129.9 What a great night!  Antlers Campsite was the best.  It’s the most beautiful spot yet.  The sun woke me up at 5 or so but I didn’t get up till 7am.  I thought it was about 8:30 but I was wrong.  So much for sleeping in. […]

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Sunset at Antler's Campsite

AT 2001 – Day 149 – Logen Brook – Antlers Campsite

Day 149 07-26-01 19.6 miles Logen Brook → Antlers Campsite AT – 2116.3 I slept great last night.  Got a late start at 8:40am.  The weather was perfect hiking weather.  Even now it’s wonderful.  The hike itself was a snap except for two tiny climbs.  Other than those two I didn’t break a sweet.  I wasn’t overly excited about the […]

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