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  1. Dicky Gap to Groseclose

    by , 11-15-2016 at 09:14 (Katahdin to Kakadjo Road ME October 3-9, 2018 din)

    VA Dicky Gap to Groseclose

    With Montgomery

    Entered the Racoon Branch Wilderness of Jefferson National Forest and hiked 5 miles up to Trimpi. Stone Shelter and roof in average condition. 5/29 Trimpi Shelter easy hike of ups and downs starting at 3 and arriving at 5. 5/30 Partnership Shelter. This is a new shelter with an outside shower. Close to park hq. Hiked 11 of ups and downs. Hiked trout past stream with plentiful ...
  2. Damascus to Dicky Gap

    by , 11-15-2016 at 09:12 (Katahdin to Kakadjo Road ME October 3-9, 2018 din)

    VA Dicky Gap to Damascus

    with Stan

    1665 miles to Katahdin
    7/13/97 Hurricane Mtn Shelter 1671 6 mile hike on easy trail to shelter but rising 1000'
7/14/97 Campsite at Wise Mtn Shelter 1682 steady climb up and down to Pine and Stone Mountains with late Thunderstorm.
7/15/97 Thomas Knob Shelter 1687 climbed 1000' to Rhododendron Gap which was in full bloom and smelled like a floral garden...also ...
  3. Erwin to Damascus

    by , 11-15-2016 at 09:08 (Katahdin to Kakadjo Road ME October 3-9, 2018 din)

    TN Erwin to Damascus VA

    with Bruce

    Drove up early in morning and arrived at Erwin and had lunch at a local BBQ joint looking at Nolichucky River. 
Day one: 4/18 After fooling around with the shuttle arrangements we start at the Nolichucky River in Erwin and hike north to Beauty Spot Gap. 11.1 miles almost all uphill. This ended up being a hard day. Day two: 4/19 Beauty Spot to Clyde Smith Shelter. 14.1 miles. One good ...
  4. Waterville School Road to Erwin

    by , 11-15-2016 at 09:06 (Katahdin to Kakadjo Road ME October 3-9, 2018 din)
    5/20-5/27 2008

    TN Waterville School Road to Erwin

    with Bruce and Dave
    5/20 Wildcat camp area Ascended steep 6 mile hike to camp ground and water. High Tec Boots were too small and developed bad set of blisters! 5/21 Walnut Springs Shelter Hiked up 1500' to Max Patch which has 360 views and windy! Tough hiking with great rewards and water. 5/22 Hot Springs 15 miles hiked up Bluff Mtn to Hot Springs where we camped next to French Broad River, reprovisioned, ...
  5. Dep Gap to Fontanna Dam

    by , 11-15-2016 at 09:04 (Katahdin to Kakadjo Road ME October 3-9, 2018 din)
    5/21-26 2012

    NC Deep Gap to Fontanna Dam TN

    With Hal and Bruce

    Monday May 21 Leave Chesterfield 3am 7.5 hours to Knoxville 3.25 hours to Deep Gap On the trail by 3pm Deep Gap to Carter Gap Shelter 8.3 miles Hiked up to Standing Indian Shelter through Beech Gap to Cater Gap which was nice Shelter with a common breezeway eating area. It was an easy scenic trail. Tuesday May 22 Carter Gap Shelter to Camp North of Winding Stair Gap 16.1 miles ...
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