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.

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The Trek Journal

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36.8114
-81.3708
532.4

Mile 420.2 - Mile 532.4

Mile 426.8

This morning I climbed Pond Mountain and when I reached the bottom, I saw a handwritten sign that said "trail magic, riff raff Hiker party". There was a number on the sign for a free ride. I called and was picked up within 5 minutes...

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36.8114
-81.4204
532.4

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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