Appalachian Trail Thru Hike: Hampton, TN to Damascus, VA
A quick note on a hiker named Trek:
Trek is a dominative man, but has a hardened, tough look to him. Perhaps it was his military service. He walks when he feels good, and stops when he wants. He takes zeros as many or as few times as he wants, and generally doesn’t care about any trail drama whatsoever.
Trek can do this because he is on his TENTH thru hike of the AT. Nine times he has done the AT. NINE TIMES. Sometimes he does it in 3 months, sometimes 6. Anyway, he’s awesome, and we found out later from another hiker that he liked our group! Such an honor from a bonafide AT expert.
“Good luck to all.” – Trek (In every trail register. The last time we would see him was Harpers Ferry.) Continue reading “Appalachian Trail Thru Hike: Hampton, TN to Damascus, VA”