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One Step At A time, One Day At A Time

As Lee mentioned in his previous post, we’re giving it another shot. I think it’s a combination of the restlessness of winter and the hint of spring that got me interested in trying this again. I’ve found that an elastic … Continue reading

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Cabin Beaver and A Back Pack Shake Down

Before we left home, SlimTim was aware of an outfitter on the AT that would look over hikers packs (at no charge) and provide for suggestions for lightening the load.  Turns out we were only a short walk from Mountain … Continue reading

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Three Days Up, One Down

We spent last night in Gooch Mountain shelter and I woke up feeling poorly. I didn’t feel real good when I went to bed and the critters of the night didn’t help! This shelter is two levels and you just … Continue reading

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For Tim, preparation for hiking the AT includes trekking through the snow, trying out down-filled gloves in -6 degree weather, and testing the strength and inside temperature of his sleeping bag and tent in a Nebraska blizzard.  Meanwhile, Lee is … Continue reading

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