Appalachian Trail – Sam’s Gap to Bald Mountain Shelter

June 12, 2015 “You are wrong if you think Joy emanates only or principally from human relationships. God has placed it all around us. It is everything and anything we might experience. We just have to have the courage to turn against out habitual lifestyle and engage in unconventional living.” -Alexander Supertramp There is a … More Appalachian Trail – Sam’s Gap to Bald Mountain Shelter

Appalachian Trail – Hot Springs to Spring Mountain Shelter

June 9, 2015 “The joy of life comes from our encounters with new experiences, and hence there is no greater joy than to have an endlessly changing horizon, for each day to have a new and different sun.” -Alexander Supertramp There is no denying the magic of the Appalachian Trail; the single white blaze, the … More Appalachian Trail – Hot Springs to Spring Mountain Shelter

Appalachian Trail – Davenport Gap to Max Patch

October 25-26, 2014 It’s hard to imagine a better coupling for a weekend hike: Max Patch and fall foliage.  This section of the AT runs from I-40 to Max Patch.  Undulation reaches its first crescendo over the FAA tower, an orb, alien-like federal building with beautiful views.  Night saw my friend Scott and I staying … More Appalachian Trail – Davenport Gap to Max Patch