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Know when to fold ’em…

Sometimes, when a song pops into your head, you should listen to it. Sometimes, just because you can do something, doesn’t mean you should. Like today. I had to fold, I had to bail on the trail. “What, so soon?” … Continue reading

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Winter backpacking? What am I, crazy?!

The sky is blue, the air crisp, the leaves that remain on the trees are awash with shades of yellow ochre, brilliant orange and deep burgundy…by all appearances, a most beautiful day for hiking. But what grabs my attention most … Continue reading

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Maine pictures added!

3 1/2 weeks after we ended the hike, I’ve finally added “16 – Maine” to “Mike’s Galleries” (Click the “Mike’s Galleries” dropdown and scroll down near the bottom.) After New Hampshire, we were happy to be into the final state. … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Gallery Added!

I’ve added “15 – New Hampshire” under “Mike’s Galleries”.  Click the dropdown and scroll down near the bottom to find New Hampshire.  Hope you like it!

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The Moosilauke Monster

It sounds like it could be a mythical moose relative or bigfoot of the north woods, but no, the Moosilauke Monster is a pizza of gigantic proportions.  Named for nearby Mount Moosilauke, over which the AT passes, the monster has … Continue reading

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Vermont Gallery Added!

I’m catching up!  I’ve just added “14 – Vermont” to Mike’s Galleries.  It’s a pretty state, and though it rained on us a bit too much there, I guess I kept my camera covered during the rain! (Click and hold … Continue reading

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Massachusetts Gallery Added

I’ve added another photo collection (“13 – Massachusetts”) under “Mike’s Galleries”.  Check it out.  Now that the hike is done, there’s some time to catch up with the photos!  (Look for VT, NH and ME coming soon!)

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It’s done!

First of all, thanks to all of you who sent us congratulations earlier today, when we still had 5.2 miles to go. Now (as of 1:30 PM Monday) the hike is done. Doni, Melissa and I reached the top, and that … Continue reading

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5.2 to go

Hello to all our favorite friends, family, and AT supporters! The time has come to finish this hike. Hard to believe it, but in just a few hours this adventure will come to an end. Crazy! Here are some things … Continue reading

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The 100 mile wilderness

Well, we’re leaving Monson, ME this morning, and headed into a stretch called the 100 mile wilderness. There are a few logging roads, but no towns left along the trail. Monson was it. We tented last night at great hostel … Continue reading

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