A.T. Update

A.T. Update

Hello everyone, this is Dennis’ daughter Caroline. Dennis is quickly nearing the end of his A.T. thru-hike, but we want to assure you that once he is back home in the A/C with his feet up, his first priority will be updating this blog so that the rest of us can...
Day 133 on the Appalachian Trail

Day 133 on the Appalachian Trail

I set my alarm to make sure that I woke up early enough to make it to the summit of Glastenbury Mountain for some pictures in the early morning light. The rain had stopped overnight but everything was still wet, which always makes packing a pleasure. Soon I was...
Day 132 on the Appalachian Trail

Day 132 on the Appalachian Trail

It is amazing how the entire nature of the forest can change when you cross a state line. When I left camp, Vermud was living up to her name and I’m certain that walking in the clouds with occasional drizzle contributed negatively to the situation. But the...
Day 131 on the Appalachian Trail

Day 131 on the Appalachian Trail

At 7:00 am I started walking across the motel parking lot to the office when Max sees me, comes outside, and pops the trunk of his car. As we are heading towards the trailhead, I told Max how much I enjoyed my stay at his motel and thanked him for his hospitality. He...
Day 130 on the Appalachian Trail

Day 130 on the Appalachian Trail

Williamstown, MA, is a pretty little town but it is too spread out to be a great trail town. Anchored by Williamstown College, it has a vibrant coffee shop district (where I picked up my resupply package yesterday) but most of the motels are on the opposite end of...