First of all I can’t say enough good things about The Green Mountain House hostel and the owner, Jeff Taussig. Everything there is first rate and it is really more like a B&B than a hostel. Jeff took me to … Continue reading
Last night it rained harder than I’ve ever experienced before. It started at 9:30 p.m. and continued until 3:00 a.m. I like to hear the sound of rain on the tent but this was more like a roar. Between the … Continue reading
Today marks my three month anniversary on the AT. It’s really hard for me to believe. In some ways it seems longer and in some ways it seems to have gone by in a flash. It was a good move … Continue reading
It’s not just your normal ‘work in the garden and get muddy kind of mud’. This is thick, sticky, slurping mud that will suck your shoes right off your feet. Vermont definitely deserves its nickname, ‘Vermud’. Last night a big … Continue reading
Today was a great day of hiking. I was on the trail at 5:30 in an effort to get to Williamstown as early as possible in the afternoon. The early start also helped me beat the heat…at least for a … Continue reading
We had a great breakfast of pancakes and coffee early yesterday morning and I hit the trail at 7:00. I was feeling strong from the breakfast and the good conversation with Papa Doc, Gerda, Nancy, and two recent graduates of … Continue reading
Well if Papa Doc says it’s good enough for the University of Alabama football team, then it must be good for me too. Look what I picked up at my resupply this afternoon. It’s the supersize!