General, Uncategorized

Week 25 – Can I finish this journey on my own?

I made this a 5-day “week” because it better captures logically/organizationally the theme for this week and sets up nicely the next “week” where I leave New Hampshire, enter Maine...

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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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General, Vermont

Week 23 – Oh Vermont!, The Green Mountain State Part 2

During Week 23 I hiked the second half of Vermont – finishing my 12th state, crossing over the “500 miles to go” mark, and entering into New Hampshire, my next-to-last state....

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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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Week #17—Rocksylvania

Week # 17 6/11 – B & B to George Outerbridge shelter with Rob 6/12 – Outerbridge shelter to Leroy Smith shelter 6/13 – Leroy Smith shelter to Delaware Water Gap 6/14 – Zero at...

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About the AT, Bruce's Thru-hike, General, New State, Virginia AT


WEEK 14 Date: 5/19 – 5/26 5/19 – return to trail (Pass Mountain shelter) 5/20 – hike to Gravel Springs shelter 5/21 – Front Royal 5/22 – Dick’s Dome/Whiskey Hollow 5/23 –...

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General, Podcast

Week #11—Still Making Progress Toward Maine

WEEK # 11 April 30 – May 5 Roanoke/Daleville to Shenandoah “Still Making Progress Towards Maine” 4/30 – Daleville to Bobletts Gap 5/1 – Bobletts Gap to...

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General, Podcast, Uncategorized

WEEK #9—Eager for Spring and Eager for Family & Friends

WEEK # 9 4/15 – 4/21 (Marion to Pearisburg) “Eager for Spring and Eager for Family & Friends” Of course, not everyone approaches resupply the same way, but arriving in...

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About the AT, General

WEEK #6 Erwin, Roane Highlands, and Easter

WEEK # 6 3/29 – 4/2 Erwin to Roane Highlands & an Easter Zero This is another “short” week as I try to group days with some logic and theme. I had a particularly nice...

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Week #8 Back in Virginia and Guest Hiker #2

WEEK # 8 4/9 – 4/14 “Back in Virginia and Guest Hiker # 2” Damascus – Mt. Rogers Visitors Center (Marion) – Quarter Way Inn After a relaxing weekend in...

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