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Bruce's Thru-hike, Maine

Week # 29: Mt. Katahdin – Journey’s End

This “week” consists of a single day – our summit of Mt. Katahdin completing the thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail. Thus, this is also the last blog post describing the 2,190.9-mile...

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Bruce's Thru-hike, Maine

Week 28 – The 100 Mile Wilderness

Week 28 – The 100 Mile Wilderness 8/25 – Monson to Long Pond Stream shelter 8/26 – Long Pond Stream shelter to stealth site at 2106.4 Barren/Chairbacks 8/27 – Stealth site to East...

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Bruce's Thru-hike, Maine

Week 27 – More Miles in Maine – Preparing to Finish

8/17 – Stratton – ME 27 to Safford Notch campsite Bigelows 8/18 – Safford Notch to West Carry Pond 8/19 – West Carry Pond to Pierce Pond 8/20 – Pierce Pond to Caratunk 8/21 –...

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Bruce's Thru-hike, Maine, Rock Trail

Week 26 – Beginning the Final Stage/State

I made this a 9-day “week” to make up for the days excluded from the Week 25 post – hopefully for fairly obvious reasons. These posts were never intended to be a strict coverage of...

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Bruce's Thru-hike, General, New Hampshire, Uncategorized

Week 24 – Entering the Whites: Beasts and Beauty

Throughout the pre-hike planning process and as you make your way north on the Appalachian Trail you are reminded regularly by YouTube vloggers, former thru-hikers, guide books, other...

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Bruce's Thru-hike, General, New State

Week 22 – The Green Mountain State (Part 1)

7/13 – Williamstown to Congdon shelter 7/14 – Congdon shelter to Kid Gore shelter 7/15 – Kid Gore shelter to Stratton Pond shelter 7/16 – Stratton Pond to Manchester Center (Green...

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Bruce's Thru-hike, Massachusetts, New State

Week 21—The 11th State Massachusetts and Mile #1500

7/6 – Glen Brook shelter, MA to Sheffield, MA – Jess Treat hostel 7/7 – Sheffield, MA – Jess Treat hostel 7/8 – Stealth site below Shaker campsite 7/9 – Overmountain shelter...

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Bruce's Thru-hike, Connecticut, Podcast

Week 20 – Recharging the Emotional Batteries

7/1 – Bulls Bridge, CT to Kent, CT 7/2 – Zero day with Amy 7/3 – Kent, CT to Cornwall Bridge, CT 7/4 – Cornwall Bridge, CT to Salisbury, CT 7/5 – Salisbury, CT to Glen Brook...

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Bruce's Thru-hike, Connecticut, New State, Planning, Uncategorized

Week 19 – My Banana Pudding Moment

Week 19 6/24 – Bear Mountain Inn 6/25 – Bear Mountain Inn 6/26 – Meet Brooke; Clarence Fahnestock State Park 6/27 – Morgan Stewart shelter 6/28 – Brooke returns to NYC from...

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Bruce's Thru-hike, New State, Uncategorized, Virginia AT

Week #15– A Different Kind of Appalachian Trail Experience

Week # 15 5/27 – S: Raven Rock 5/28 – H: Trail of Hope 5/29 – S: Toms Run 5/30 – H: Allenberry 5/31 – H: Allenberry 6/1 – H: Carlisle (Rodeway Inn) 6/2. – H: Carlisle...

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