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Beth Young
I know all the rules but the rules do not know me, guaranteed.
I know all the rules but the rules do not know me, guaranteed.
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Post # 47
Day          39 Date         19 June Milepost  629.8 Pearisburg, VA I'm going home for a short break. I need some rest. This last week took a lot out of me. I need to top off all my fluids and change the tires. Again, I had previously hiked the 14 miles fro...

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Post # 46
Day          39 Date         19 June Milepost  629.8 Pearisburg, VA I'm going home for a short break. I need some rest. This last week took a lot out of me. I need to top off all my fluids and change the tires. Again, I had previously hiked the 14 miles fro...

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Post # 45
Day           37 Date          17 June Milepost   591 Stealth campsite somewhere?  Another beautiful day for hiking. But water is getting scarce. Virtually all the little springs and streams listed in the guide are dry. You carry as much as you can which ma...

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Post # 44
Day           36 Date          16 June Milepost   575.2 Jenkins Shelter Wow! What an unbelievably truly brutal day this was! 18 miles. I can honestly say this was the toughest and most miserable hiking day I have ever endured. There was no fun in this day, ...

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Post # 43
Day           35 Date          15 June Milepost   557.3 Lynn Camp Creek Back on the trail after a little break. Just to explain the huge mileage gain, I have previously hiked the section from Damascus to Atkins during shake down training in 2010. While it i...

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Post # 42
Day             34 Date            14 June Milepost     467.1 Damascus,  VA Zero day. Relaxing with Angel. Guardian AT 2014

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Post # 41
Day          33 Date         13 June Milepost  467.1 Damascus, VA Hiked into Damascus this morning. Check that box. Three huge trees blown down on the trail just last night. I was well aware of the rain but did not experience any winds strong enough to brin...

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Day          32 Date         12 June Milepost  456.7 Abingdon Gap Shelter Great hike today. The trail has been very "friendly" lately.  Makes for easier, quicker walking. Or maybe it's just me getting in shape! However, water continues to be a challenge. Fi...

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Post # 39
Day           31 Date          11 June Milepost   440.8 Iron Mountain Shelter 15 miles to this shelter today and it was hot. Some pretty steep climbing as well. The trail is on a long ridgeline for almost 30 miles into Damascus. There are 6 boy scouts and t...
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