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Red Panda Inspiration

A thru-hiker named Red Panda is currently hiking the trail, and her trail journal entries are funny, thought-provoking, and inspiring!  Check her out here at trailjournals.com.

Appalachian Trail

AT - PA Wind Gap to Delaware Water Gap (then to parking in NJ) ~18 miles

Day 7: June 26, 2015 Last day!

Snuggled in my sleeping bag in Stempa’s garage I said out loud, “I just had a sadistic thought.”  Of course, Google and CanDo insisted I share.   466 more words


AT - PA Smith Gap to Wind Gap ~8 miles

Day 6: June 25, 2015 My Dad’s Birthday

We hiked this section starting at Wind Gap and hiking south to Smith Gap.  There were more thunderstorms in the forecast, so we agreed to another night in Stempa’s garage. 700 more words


Oh, Days Like These 

It’s late afternoon when the trail spits me out of the woods and winds its way through yellow-green fields. Silos and red barn roofs and pastures spread flat across the horizon. 373 more words

Happy Trails Bevis

I guess reading Bill Bryson’s book, A Walk in the Woods, planted the seed some time ago. Here and now however, I admit Cheryl Strayed’s book, … 423 more words

The Beginning of Something New

They say one of the first things to do is to tell people, that way you have less of a chance of backing out. Well, this is me telling people. 95 more words

Appalachian Trail