Appalachian Trail Thru Hike: Waynesboro, VA to Front Royal, VA

Darwin and Legs finally leave Waynesboro after food poisoning. They enter the easy, and well stocked, but sodden, Shenandoah National Park. To catch their tramily, 20 mile days are ahead!

Appalachian Trail Thru Hike: Glasgow, VA to Waynesboro, VA

Darwin and Legs try their hand at slack packing, and ponder the question, “How many times can you sweat through your shirt in a day?” The last of the Virginia Highlands are coming to an end, and so are the big climbs. Only the Priest, and Three Ridges remain. There’s rain, there’s heat, there are 20 mile days. It’s the Appalachian Trail!

Appalachian Trail Thru Hike: Daleville, VA to Glasgow, VA

After some incredible trail magic involving a red convertible, Darwin & Legs continue north. Flooded creeks, extreme heat, and the Guillotine join them as they add 57 miles to their 2,190.3 mile goal!

Appalachian Trail Thru Hike: Marion, VA to Pearisburg, VA

April 12th, 2017 Partnership Shelter to Reed Creek Campsite 17 Miles  Hiking is hard enough. Throw in that time of month, and the day was emotionally exhausting. I can usually deal with physical pain, but when my uterus is trying to claw it’s way out of my body, it makes the uphills just slightly torture.Continue reading “Appalachian Trail Thru Hike: Marion, VA to Pearisburg, VA”

Appalachian Trail Thru Hike: Damascus, VA to Marion, VA

We stopped at Mojo’s coffee shop to have breakfast (the 2+2+2 is amazing consisting of two eggs, two strips of bacon and two plain, blueberry or chocolate chip pancakes). Ashley was our cashier, barista and servers Mojo’s for the two days we stayed in Damascus and was so patient handing out plates of food toContinue reading “Appalachian Trail Thru Hike: Damascus, VA to Marion, VA”