This page encompasses all of my updates while hiking the Appalachian Trail. It is comprised of photos via Instagram and journal entries via The Trek. You can read why I’m doing this and what it means to me, here.

Stats

MILES HIKED
COMPLETED
STEPS TAKEN

Map

The Trek Journal

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36.636
-81.7896
468.5

Mile 342.2 - Mile 420.1

Mile 354.4

Today I was on the verge on tears all day. My body felt exhausted and it was really difficult to even go the 12 miles that I did...

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36.2201
-82.0883
411.4

Mile 273.8 - Mile 342.1

Mile 279.3

I left Hot Springs earlier this afternoon. I stayed at the Sunnybank Inn and I can't say enough great things about it. It's a beautiful old home and Elmer made the most delicious vegetarian breakfast this morning...

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36.1042
-82.4467
342.1

Mile 207.2 - Mile 273.7

Mile 217.3

This morning I woke up in Gatlinburg. I had my laundry going at about 7:45 but lazily cleaned and packed up all my gear until check out at 11. Water boy's Mom offered to give me a ride back to the trail which was super kind of her.

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35.91
-82.791
278.8

Mile 106.2 - Mile 207.1

Mile 114.0

For most of yesterday and last night I spent my time in Franklin, NC. It was really great. It was my first time in a trail town and I was really impressed. All of the businesses in town and the people who live there are all about the hikers...

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