Mileages

  • 2/18: Amicalola Falls SPVC to mile 5.0 of approach trail; 5.0 miles.
  • 2/19: Hightower Gap +; AT mile 9.9; 12.9 miles.
  • 2/20: Dockery Lake Trail -; AT mile 23.0; 10.1 miles.
  • 2/21: Cowrock Mt. -; AT mile 35.6; 12.6 miles.
  • 2/22: Former Rocky Knob Shelter;  AT mile 49.2; 13.6 miles.
  • 2/23: Swag of the Blue Ridge; AT mile 61.9; 12.7 miles.
  • 2/24: Dicks Creek Gap (Hostel); AT mile 69.3; 7.4 miles.
  • 2/25: spring;  AT mile 76.0; 6.7 miles.
  • 2/26: Standing Indian Mt.; AT mile 87.5; 11.5 miles.
  • 2/27: Long Branch Shelter;  AT mile 102.3; 14.8 miles.
  • 2/28: Wayah Bald Shelter; AT mile 120.5; 18.2 miles.
  • 3/1: Nantahala Outdoor Center;  AT mile 137.0; 16.5 miles.
  • 3/3:  Swim Bald; AT mile 142.8; 5.8 miles.
  • 3/4:  Hogback Gap -; AT mile 154.0; 11.2 miles.
  • 3/5:  Throne-shaped rock +; AT mile 168.0; 14.0 miles.
  • 3/6:  Spence Field Shelter; AT mile 182.9; 14.9 miles.
  • 3/7:  Silers Bald Shelter; AT mile 194.7; 11.8 miles.
  • 3/8:  Newfound Gap; AT mile 206.8; 12.1 miles.
  • 3/9 – 3/17:  Waiting out cold weather.
  • 3/18:  Ridge top @ 5,500 ft. elevation; AT mile 213.0; 6.2 miles.
  • 3/19:  Cosby Knob Shelter; AT mile 229.6; 16.6 miles.
  • 3/20:  Painter Branch; AT mile 242.4; 12.8 miles.
  • 3/21:  Stream; AT mile 255.9; 13.5 miles.
  • 3/22:  Ridge top @ 2,900 ft. elevation; AT mile 268.5; 12.6 miles.
  • 3/23:  Hot Springs North Carolina; AT mile 273.4; 4.9 miles.
  • 3/24:  Rich Mountain; AT mile 281.7; 8.3 miles.
  • 3/25:  Little Laurel Shelter +; AT mile 293.5; 11.8 miles.
  • 3/26:  Flint Gap; AT mile 306.3; 12.8 miles.
  • 3/27:  Meadow; AT mile 320.0; 13.7 miles.
  • 3/28:  Stream; AT mile 336.1; 16.1 miles.
  • 3/29:  Erwin TN; AT mile 342.7; 6.6 miles.
  • 3/30 – 4/13: Recovering from broken collar bone.
  • 4/14:  Curley Maple Gap; AT mile 347.0; 4.3 miles.
  • 4/15:  Unaka Mountain; AT mile 356.5; 9.5 miles.
  • 4/16:  Clyde Smith Shelter; AT mile 368.9; 12.4 miles.
  • 4/17:  Campsite; AT mile 381.9; 12.2 miles.
  • 4/18:  US 19E (Roan Mtn, TN); AT mile 393.7; 11.8 miles.
  • 4/20:  Bench; AT mile 406.0; 12.7 miles.
  • 4/21:  Dennis Cove Rd; AT mile 418.2; 12.2 miles.
  • 4/22:  US 321; AT mile 427.0; 8.8 miles.
  • 4/24:  Old apple orchard (Black Bear Inn); AT mile 441.0; 14 miles.
  • 4/25:  Locust Knob; AT mile 452.1; 11.1 miles.
  • 4/26:  Knoll; AT mile 467.5; 15.4 miles.
  • 4/27:  Saunders Shelter; AT mile 478.5; 11 miles.
  • 4/28:  VA 600; AT mile 493.2; 14.7 miles.
  • 4/29:  Old Orchard Shelter; AT mile 509.2; 16.0 miles.
  • 4/30:  Stream; AT mile 525.7; 16.5 miles.
  • 5/1:  Mt. Rogers Visitor Center (Marion, VA); AT mile 532.6; 6.9 miles.
  • 5/3:  VA 683 (Relax Inn); AT mile 544.0; 11.4 miles.
  • 5/4:  Lynn Camp Creek; AT mile 560.1; 16.1 miles.
  • 5/5:  Davis Farm; AT mile 575.3; 15.2 miles.
  • 5/6:  Laurel Creek; AT mile 583.2; 6.9 miles.
  • 5/7:  Spring; AT mile 594.8; 11.6 miles.
  • 5/8:  Dismal Creek; AT mile 614.2; 19.4 miles.
  • 5/9:  Spring; AT mile 628.8; 14.6 miles.
  • 5/10:  Cross Ave (Pearisburg, VA); AT mile 634.3; 5.5 miles.
  • 5/13:  Symms Gap; AT mile 647.0; 12.7 miles.
  • 5/14:  VA 613; AT mile 662.3; 15.3 miles.
  • 5/15:  Keffer Oak; AT mile 676.8; 14.5 miles.
  • 5/16:  Audie Murphy Monument; AT mile 692.0; 15.2 miles.
  • 5/17:  Catawba Creek; AT mile 705.3; 13.3 miles.
  • 5/18:  Lamberts Meadow; AT mile 718.7; 13.4 miles.
  • 5/19:  US 220 (Daleville, VA); AT mile 728.1; 9.4 miles.
  • 5/21:  Wilson Creek Shelter; AT mile 739.3; 11.2 miles.
  • 5/22:  Cove Mountain Shelter; AT mile 753.1; 13.8 miles.
  • 5/23:  Cornelius Creek Shelter; AT mile 765.0; 11.9 miles.
  • 5/24:  Big Cove Branch; AT mile 782.0; 17.0 miles.
  • 5/25: Matts Creek (not fordable); AT mile 782.7; 0.7 miles (plus 6-mile backtrack).
  • 5/26:  Punchbowl Shelter; AT mile 795.4; 12.7 miles (plus 3-mile backtrack).
  • 5/27:  Cow Camp Gap Shelter; AT mile 810.5; 15.1 miles.
  • 5/28:  Spy Rock Road; AT mile 823.0; 12.5 miles.
  • 5/29:  Roadbed; AT mile 833.3; 10.3 miles.
  • 5/30:  Laurel Springs Gap; AT mile 848.5; 15.2 miles.
  • 5/31:  Rockfish Gap (Waynesboro, VA); AT mile 861.9; 13.4 miles.
  • 6/2:  Calf Mountain Shelter; AT mile 869.6; 7.7 miles.
  • 6/3:  Blackrock; AT mile 883.1; 13.5 miles.
  • 6/4:  Weaver Mountain; AT mile 896.8; 13.7 miles.
  • 6/5:  Baldface Mountain; AT mile 912.0; 15.2 miles.
  • 6/6:  Rock Spring Hut; AT mile 927.9; 15.9 miles.
  • 6/7:  Pass Mountain Hut; AT mile 943.2; 15.3 miles.
  • 6/8:  North Marshall Mountain; AT mile 959.2; 16.0 miles.
  • 6/9:  US 522 (Front Royal, VA); AT mile 970.0; 10.8 miles.
  • 6/11:  Dicks Dome Shelter; AT mile 984.9; 14.9 miles.
  • 6/12:  Sam Moore Shelter; AT mile 1,000.2; 15.3 miles.
  • 6/13:  Roadbed; AT mile 1,015.7; 15.4 miles.
  • 6/14:  Harpers Ferry, WV; AT mile 1,023.7; 8.0 miles.
  • 6/15:  Rocky Run Shelters, MD; AT mile 1,039.1; 15.4 miles.
  • 6/16:  Ensign Cowall Shelter; AT mile 1,054.8; 15.7 miles.
  • 6/17:  Falls Creek Campsite, PA; AT mile 1,065.2; 10.4 miles (plus 3.0 resupply).
  • 6/18:  Rocky Mt. Shelters; AT mile 1,080.5; 15.3 miles.
  • 6/19:  Dead Woman’s Hollow Road; AT mile 1,095.2; 14.7 miles.
  • 6/20:  Pine Grove Furnace State Park; AT mile 1,102.3; 7.1 miles.
  • 6/21-7/3:  Family Reunion and travel to Baxter State Park, ME to begin north half of AT southbound (“flip”).

We have completed the first half of our thru hike, hiking 90 out of 120 days, averaging 12.25 miles per hiking day not including the approach trail or side trips).

  • 7/4:  Katahdin Stream Campground (climbed Mt. Katahdin); AT mile (south-bound) 5.2; 10.4 miles.
  • 7/5:  Abol Pines Campground; AT mile 15.9; 10.7 miles.
  • 7/6:  Rainbow Stream Lean-to; AT mile 30.1; 14.2 miles.
  • 7/7:  Nahmakanta Lake; AT mile 38.6; 8.5 miles.
  • 7/8:  Antlers Campsite; AT mile 51.8; 13.2 miles.
  • 7/9:  East Branch Lean-to; AT mile 67.8; 16.0 miles.
  • 7/10:  Carl A. Newhall Lean-to; AT mile 79.0; 12.2 miles.
  • 7/11:  Chairback Gap Lean-to; AT mile 88.5; 11.5 miles.
  • 7/12:  Long Pond Stream Lean-to; AT mile 100.0; 11.5 miles.
  • 7/13:  North Pond outlet; AT mile 110.7; 10.7 miles.
  • 7/14:  ME 15 (Monson, ME); AT mile 114.5; 3.8 miles.
  • 7/16:  Horseshoe Canyon Lean-to; AT mile 124.5; 10.0 miles.
  • 7/17:  Moxie Bald Mountain Lean-to; AT mile 132.4; 7.9 miles.
  • 7/18:  Pleasant Pond Mountain; AT mile 143.5; 11.1 miles.
  • 7/19:  US 201 (Caratunk, ME); AT mile 151.2; 7.7 miles.
  • 7/20:  East Carry Pond; AT mile 161.5; 10.3 miles.
  • 7/21:  Little Bigelow Lean-to; AT mile 172.9; 11.4 miles.
  • 7/22:  Horns Pond Lean-to; AT mile 183.1; 10.2 miles.
  • 7/23:  ME 27 (Stratton, ME); AT mile 188.2; 5.1 miles.