Setting up camp.

Sunrise at Symm’s Gap Meadow.

Two southbounders from 2009, Fisherman’s Friends and Tumbleweed, along with their friend No Deal provided us with some great trail magic. We had more hotdogs and beer than we could handle!

Exhausted from a long day of hiking.

I’m not sure exactly what day it was, but I swear that I blinked as a turned a corner and spring appeared. The forest is alive and getting more beautiful everyday.

Dragon’s Tooth

Rocker at the famous McAfee Knob.

Rocker trying to figure out how far away town is.

40oz tending to some worn out feet.

40oz resupplying in Daleville, VA

Guarding the trail.

Walking past a FAA tower.

Almost There

f you know me at all, you’ll appreciate how scared I was taking this photo.

Bird House Bob is back to finish what he started 5 years ago.

Count brewing up some dinner.

Bunyan thru hiked in 2009, this year he’s headed southbound to Damascus to meet his old friends at Trail Days.

Wildflowers everywhere.

Life is good, even when hiking with a hangover.

Snow White, finding her way through the thick fog.

Tenderfoot, 70 years young, with 29 year old Snow White. This trail is for everyone.

Blue Jay, hiking the A.T. like he does every year.


Storm brewing at Spy Rock.

Cowboy at The Priest.

Snow White attempting to hang her food on a bear pole.


Snow White

A little wall walking in the Shenandoah’s.

Knee Deep

Hanging out at Dick’s Dome Shelter.


Kimo is turning 67 years old this year, he started his first section hike in 1967, 43 years later and he’s completed the entire trail.

Bear’s Den Hostel is a great place to stay.

Hikelette is one of the coolest kids I’ve ever met!


40oz giving the ticks one less place to hide.

Last day for my first pair of shoes, I went through 3 pairs.

Looks like I’m having PBR for dinner!

Cool Tool struggling to put his sock on and wake up.

The Picnic Sisters.

Forty, Snow White, Rooster and Rocker.

Grayson Highlands State Park.

Snow White making friends with the wild pony’s.

Wild Pony in the Grayson Highlands.

Cool Tool has a serious case of ‘jungle feet’.

Visitor Center beside Partnership Shelter.

Partnership Shelter

Relentless snoring by Roaring Lion forced The Count to sleep outside of the Shelter.


Looking at The Barn Restaurant from the gas station diner. We ate dinner there the night before but couldn’t return after Snow White embarrassed herself in front of the waitress.

I don’t even like pancakes!

Cowboy climbing over one of many stiles on the trail.

Crash Course and Silver.


Target practice.

Snow White and Cowboy at the end of a 27 mile day.

No trees at this campsite so we had to improvise!

Found a little trail magic. 9am beer anyone?

Wood’s Hole Hostel, my favourite place on the trail so far.

Snow White and Suby helping with dinner.

Michael watering his freshly planted herbs.

We loved Woods Hole so much that we stayed a second night. It was a good decision because we we rewarded with a sushi dinner, something I’d been craving for weeks.

Suby, slicing and dicing.

Neville making some rice in the pressure cooker.

Michael stirring up some wasabi.

Neville and Micheal.

Snow White taking a siesta.