147 Photos - Jan 16, 2012
Photo: Purple and Carnivore at Phil's cabinPhoto: We climbed the Abol Trail to the TablelandsPhoto: Climbing the Abol TrailPhoto: The TablelandsPhoto: Standing atop Baxter PeakPhoto: View from Baxter PeakPhoto: Carnivore on KatahdinPhoto: The Hunt Trail from the TablelandsPhoto: Purple on the Hunt TrailPhoto: Our campsite in Katahdin Stream CampgroundPhoto: Purple Navigating a "Bog Bridge" in the 100 Mile WildernessPhoto: 'Bunchberry' flowerPhoto: Katahdin from Nahmakanta LakePhoto: Our first Moose!Photo: Atop White Cap Mtn. with Katahdin in the backgroundPhoto: Climbing Chairback Mtn.Photo: Little Wilson FallsPhoto: Beaver lodgePhoto: Pond in the 100 Mile WildernessPhoto: Leaving the 100 Mile WildernessPhoto: Bald Mtn. Stream FordPhoto: Moxie Bald Mtn.Photo: Kennebec River FerryPhoto: Wild IrisPhoto: Little Bigelow LTPhoto: View from Little Bigelow Mtn.Photo: Climbing Mt. BigelowPhoto: Avery Peak in the BigelowsPhoto: AT in Maine ... note the white blaze!Photo: View from Saddleback Jr.Photo: AT winding off toward Saddleback Mtn.Photo: Spruce GrousePhoto: Moose!Photo: Hiking down off of Baldpate Mtn.Photo: Navigating the Mahoosuc NotchPhoto: Looking out from Goose Eye Mtn.Photo: Leaving Maine  Entering New Hampshire (July 16th)Photo: The Presidentials from Mount MoriahPhoto: Mt. Washington  zero visibility and 60MPH winds!Photo: Cog RR in the morning fogPhoto: Purple in the Mt. Washington cloudsPhoto: Madison Spring Hut at the base of Mt. MadisonPhoto: Stream in White Mt. National ForestPhoto: AT winding back toward Mt. WashingtonPhoto: Cooking in the tent on a stormy nightPhoto: Franconia Ridge in the cloudsPhoto: Mt. Moosilauke on a cold windy dayPhoto: mmm ... good looking waterPhoto: Stealth camping on Smarts Mtn.Photo: Bridge across the Connecticut River Leaving N.H. entering Vermont (Aug. 5th)Photo: Thundering Falls, VermontPhoto: Stratton Mtn. on a cold rainy morningPhoto: Pond in VermontPhoto: Entering Massachusetts (Aug. 18th)Photo: Mt. Greylock (highest point in Mass.)Photo: AT crossing I-90Photo: Upper Goose Pond cabinPhoto: Summer day in Mass.Photo: Mt. Wilcox South ShelterPhoto: scaling Jug EndPhoto: Purple being purplePhoto: Bear Mtn.  highest point in Conn.Photo: Carnivore at Lion's HeadPhoto: Giant's ThumbPhoto: Great Falls on the Housatonic RiverPhoto: Flooded trail after hurricaine IrenePhoto: Hiking the trail!Photo: Housatonic River at flood stagePhoto: Ten Mile River ShelterPhoto: Appalachian Trail Railroad stationPhoto: Dover Oak - largest Oak on the ATPhoto: Bear Mtn. Bridge over the HudsonPhoto: Waiting to enter the Zoo on Labor Day morningPhoto: Crossing the Palisades Parkway .. ON LABOR DAY!Photo: The Lemon SqueezerPhoto: Ford in NY after Tropical Storm LeePhoto: Fitzgerald Falls Sept 8th after LEEPhoto: Purple descending rocks near NJ borderPhoto: Fording Cascade BROOKPhoto: Furnace BrookPhoto: Entering New Jersey (Sept 8th)Photo: Navigating around flooded Wallkill PreservePhoto: High Point, NJ (highest point in NJ ... go figure)Photo: Tenting at Gren Anderson ShelterPhoto: Sunfish PondPhoto: Crossing the flooded Delaware River on I-80Photo: PorcupinePhoto: Scaling the rocks down to Lehigh River near Palmerton PA.Photo: Lehigh River far belowPhoto: I know we are here somewhere!Photo: Hiking PA ridgelinesPhoto: Views of the PA countrysidePhoto: Eastern Box TurtlePhoto: The Doyle HotelPhoto: The PA rocksPhoto: Halfway point ... 1090.5 miles to go! (Sept. 26th)Photo: Entering Maryland and the South (Sept 28th)Photo: Washington Monument  Boonsboro, MDPhoto: War Correspondents MemorialPhoto: Harper's Ferry West Virginia  (Sept 30th)Photo: Entering Virginia (Oct. 1st)Photo: Riding the Rollercoaster with "Beardo", "Sweetpea", and "Mace"Photo: Entering the Shenandoah National ParkPhoto: Gravel Springs Hut in the Shenandoah National ParkPhoto: Shenandoah National ParkPhoto: Leaves are starting to change for fallPhoto: Bear in Shenandoah National ParkPhoto: Beautiful fall day in Shenandoah National ParkPhoto: James River Foot BridgePhoto: The Guillotine!Photo: Views along the Blue Ridge ParkwayPhoto: Carvin's Cove ReservoirPhoto: view from Tinker's CliffPhoto: McAfee KnobPhoto: Dragon's ToothPhoto: Virginia countrysidePhoto: Keiffer OakPhoto: Overlooking Pearisburg, VAPhoto: First snow of the season Chestnut Knob (Oct. 29th)Photo: Brrrr!Photo: Climbing one of the many stilesPhoto: Partnership ShelterPhoto: Ponies in the Grayson Highlands State ParkPhoto: Early morning in the Grayson HighlandsPhoto: "Fatman Squeeze"Photo: Whitetop Mtn.Photo: Entering Tennessee (Nov. 5th)Photo: Laural CreekPhoto: Laurel fallsPhoto: Never pass up a place to sit!Photo: Hump Mtn.Photo: View from Jane BaldPhoto: Roan High Knob Shelter  (highest shelter on AT - 6285 ft.)Photo: view from Big BaldPhoto: French Broad River and Hot Springs, NCPhoto: Entering The Great Smokey Mtns. National ParkPhoto: Snow in The Great Smokey Mtns. National ParkPhoto: The Great Smokey Mtns. National ParkPhoto: Icicles in the SmokeysPhoto: Wayah Bald TowerPhoto: Entering the final state - Georgia (Nov. 26th)Photo: Snowy day in GeorgiaPhoto: Sunrise from Blood Mtn.Photo: The last mile!Photo: Springer Mtn. Georgia (Dec. 1st, 2011)Photo: The last white blaze!Photo: Celebrating!!!!