Last year about this time I began sifting through the logs on trailjournals.com looking for a couple of hikers to follow as they made their way along the length of the Appalachian Trail. I found two, a solo man and solo woman around my age. However, as I posted last spring, those two didn’t fare so well in their thru-hiking quest. The next pair, a young husband and wife team, and a gentleman in my age group, finished with the requisite top-of-Katahdin photo, so I batted .500 overall.
In the interest of saving myself some scrolling time, if you’re reading this post, and you or someone you know is attempting this impressive feat, please let me know in the comments. I would be happy to follow your/their adventures!
In the meantime, I will continue to do the exact same thing I was doing a year ago on this date: Trying to narrow down my choices for a multi-day pack…