May 19

We made it out of town and up the hill for a ways to camp back in the woods. Town brought lots of new faces. We met some bicyclists who had started in Key West and are pedaling their way toward Canada. Now back on the trail, we’re meeting lots of new people who have returned from The Trail Days festival.

Back in 1947, Earl Schaefer became the first through hiker when he decided to “walk off the war” by walking with spring. The Appalachian Trail Conservancy has now partnered with a group called Warrior Hike that provides gear and sponsorship for veterans seeking to do the same. We’ve now caught up to many in that group and are enjoying hearing their stories.

I’m experimenting with a new publishing method, so things may look different for a while.



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6 Comments on “May 19

  1. Those cliff sitting shots are beautiful but make me very nervous!

  2. Holy Moly! You guys live on the edge (of cliffs!) Be careful!

  3. We’ve loved trailing along behind you guys, but we wish you’d stay away from those dangerous lookout spots. Bill and Joan Witkin

    Quoting “A Family Adventure of the 2,185 mile hike from Georgia to

  4. Absolutely Breathtaking! You’re gonna get tired of this, but THANK YOU for sharing your journey! Its been a joy to read your posts!

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