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Monthly Archives: April 2013

Day 37, April 20th

Completed my longest day today. 25 miles in 10 hours. Feeling much better today. Glad that hell is over. Me, Solo, Mellow Jonny, and Wiki got picked up at the Worst Southern Motel by Miss Janet at 9:30am. She took us back to Sam’s Gap to resume our hike. We didn’t get there and start … Continue reading »

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Day 36, April 19th

Sick Zero Day. -Slept late. -Rehydrated with Gatorade and Apple Sauce -Successfully kept down some food. Back to the trail in the morning.

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Day 35, April 18th

Woke up at 3:00am in the morning and didn’t feel very well. Upset stomach. Tossed and turned for about an hour. Finally got out of my tent and threw up. Right then I knew I got the norovirus that has been going around. Felt better after that and was able to sleep until around 7:30am. … Continue reading »

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Day 38, April 21st

Short day today. Only about 8-9 miles. Needed after yesterday’s long haul. Woke up at the cabin around 8:00am. Took a hot shower and got ready for the day. Weighed my pack with 4 days if food for me and Gus and it came to 28.7 lbs. pretty damn good. I was the lightest of … Continue reading »

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Day 37, April 20th

Completed my longest day today. 25 miles in 10 hours. Feeling much better today. Glad that hell is over. Me, Solo, Mellow Jonny, and Wiki got picked up at the Worst Southern Motel by Miss Janet at 9:30am. She took us back to Sam’s Gap to resume our hike. We didn’t get there and start … Continue reading »

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Day 34, April 17th

Had thunderstorms last night and found two ticks crawling on me. I didn’t sleep well. Woke up to rain and decided to hangout in the tent until it stopped. Started packing up camp around 10:00am and on the trail with Mellow Jonny at 11:00am. It started raining again 30 minutes after we left. Our plan … Continue reading »

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Day 33, April 16th

Peanut woke everyone up at 6:00am. It was really humid out but a cool morning. We got on the trail at 7:00am. Half of the Goat Herd stayed at Deep Gap and half stayed somewhere further. We caught up with them about 2 miles down the trail about to break camp. I ran out of … Continue reading »

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Day 32, April 15th

Woke up around 7:45am this morning at the cabin. That was trying to sleep in. Having a hard time sleeping past 7:00am even on my days off. Not like me. Headed to the store/diner around 8:15am and had an awesome bacon, egg, and cheese sandwich. Man I love food. 🙂 Had to get to the … Continue reading »

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Day 29, April 12th

Thunderstorm last night wasn’t as bad as we were expecting. Hard to get accurate weather reports when you are not in the woods. You can imagine the difficulty we have here. 🙂 Got up and moving around 9:30am because we waited out the rain. We heard the sun would be out by around 10:00am. We … Continue reading »

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Day 30, April 13th

Got up around 7:30am and was on the trail to Hot Springs, NC by 8:00am. Made it to Hot Springs by 11:30am. I think it was around 10 miles from the old roadbed where we camped last night. I visited my brother Anthony when he was attempting his thru-hike in 2011. It was from what … Continue reading »

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