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  1. Hello !

  2. Completing the AT In My Lifetime

    They say "Life is what happens, while you are planning your life"

    If there is something you want to do , find a way to do it. That is what is important.

    Take a week off without pay per yr, and then do it in 10 yrs.
    Take a month off without pay each yr and do it in 5 yrs

    What do you want to look back on when you are 65, your job, or the things you did in life.?
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  3. Getting Ready

    I'm looking forward to try the AT once more. Being hard headed, I will start again at Springer even though I've done this section a couple of times. Hopefully I'll avoid injury this time. (Torn ACL the firstime and a foot infection the second time.) I hope to start on the 21st of April. Wanted to get an earlier start, but my nephew's daugther is getting married, and I won't miss the wedding, even for the AT. See me on the trail, say Hi. Cheap Suit will be joining later during the hike. He ...
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  4. 6 Days!

    Leaving philly in 6 days cant wait! I had all my gear ready but this weather is changing what im going to bring. Really I have no idea any more of how hot its gonna be down there. Switched to a lighter rain coat i just ordered, and a liner pair of smartwool gloves. Hope i dont regret these changes.
  5. Transportation Questions

    Hello all,

    I'm planning a section hike from Springer to Fontana Dam with a start date of April 1. I hope to reach Fontana Dam around April 15 or 16.

    I have found a person who does shuttles from either Bryson City or Fontana to Knoxville Airport which seems to be the closest airport with service back to Boston.

    My question is if I have to pull off the trail before either Bryson City or Fontana, what is the best way back to Atlanta or Knoxville? If I have ...
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