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Foot care before and during a hike

2012-08-02

Mike Allen, the owner of First Place Athletics here in Huntsville, AL is an ultra-runner and employs a staff of athletic shoe fitting experts.  He definitely puts some miles on his feet, so   I was glad that we met to talk about … Continue reading

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6 ways to prevent Lyme Disease

2012-07-22

Lyme disease is becoming a bigger problem along the Appalachian Trail but still remain much more of a problem in the Northeast. Today I will be discussing 6 ways to prevent lyme disease along with some background on the little … Continue reading

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BAA-tany Goat Project on the Appalachian Trail

2012-07-10

Photo credit: Brenda J. Wiley Spoke with Jamey Donaldson who is the Project Director for the BAA-tany Goat Project on Roan Mountain. It was enjoyable to learn more about Roan mountains biological diversity and the goats role in it. The goats … Continue reading

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Interview with Joe Parrish

2012-06-26

This is week I was privileged to interview Joe Parrish who is the Konnarock Program Director for the Appalachian Trail Conservancy. This group uses volunteers help maintain the Appalachian Trail from Springer Mountain in Georgia to Rockfish Gap in Virginia. … Continue reading

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Interview with Kirk Sinclair

2012-06-19

Here is the link to the podcast for today: Interview with Kirk Sinclair Here are the show notes: 1) Thanks for the compliments — Dain, Kim, Tony and others on atbackpacking.com, plus the ones on iTunes which is at 16 … Continue reading

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2012 AT Section Hike Journal #26 (5/25/2012)

2012-06-11

This is day 26 of my 2012 AT Section Hike. Hiked from Limestone Spring Shelter to my finishing point at Salisbury, Connecticut. Below is the link to the podcast. 2012 AT Sect Hike Day 26 Finishing Point–woohoo!!…

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2012 AT Section Hike Journal #25 (5/24/2012)

2012-06-10

This is day 25 of my 2012 AT Section Hike. Hiked from Pine Swamp Brook Shelter to Limestone Spring Shelter. 2012 AT Sect Hike Day 25 View of racetrack below on right. Beautiful flowers before we began a road walk. … Continue reading

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2012 AT Section Hike Journal #24 (5/23/2012)

2012-06-09

This is day 24 of my 2012 AT Section Hike. Hiked from 2 miles north of Connecticut 341 to Pine Swamp Brook Shelter. Below is the link to the podcast. 2012 AT Sect Hike Day 24 This is where we … Continue reading

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2012 AT Section Hike Journal #23 (5/22/2012)

2012-06-08

This is day 23 of my 2012 AT Section Hike. This section we hiked from Wiley Shelter to about 2 miles north of Connecticut 341 where we camped. Below is the link to the podcast. 2012 AT Sect Hike Day … Continue reading

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2012 AT Section Hike Journal #22 (5/21/2012)

2012-06-07

This is day 22 of my 2012 AT Section Hike. Here is the podcast. Began this day at Morgan Stewart and hiked to Wiley Shelter. Jim hiked with me again today. Below is the link to the podcast. 2012 AT … Continue reading

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2012 AT Section Hike Journal #21 (5/20/2012)

2012-06-06

This is day 21 of my 2012 AT Section Hike. This day Jim, trailname Cosimo, and I began at the RPH shelter and Okie and I hiked to the Morgan Stewart Shelter. Jim took the opportunity to move his car … Continue reading

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2012 AT Section Hike Journal #20 (5/19/2012)

2012-06-05

This is day 20 of my 2012 AT Section Hike. Began this Day waking up at the Dennytown campground, since I didn’t have much water we just packed-up and walked a short distance to the parking lot where they have … Continue reading

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2012 AT Section Hike Journal #19 (5/18/2012)

2012-06-04

This is day 19 of my 2012 AT Section Hike. We started on 5/19 (Friday), Bruce dropped us off on the trail, which a short walk to the Hudson River where we crossed the bridge. We hiked to a campground … Continue reading

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2012 AT Section Hike Journal #17 & 18 (5/16 – 5/17 2012)

2012-06-03

This is days 17 and 18 of my 2012 AT Section Hike. Hiked from Wildcat Shelter to Fingerboard Shelter where we slept in the shelter on 5/16. Hiked from Fingerboard Shelter to Ft. Montgomery where we stayed with trail angels … Continue reading

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2012 AT Section Hike Journal #16 (5/15/2012)

2012-06-02

This is day 16 of my 2012 AT Section Hike. Hiked from Wawayanda Shelter to Wildcat Shelter where we stayed in the shelter. 2012 AT Sect Hike Day 16 New Jersey/New York State line, it was raining and the rocks … Continue reading

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2012 AT Section Hike Journal #15 (5/14/2012)

2012-06-01

This is day 15 of my 2012 AT Section Hike. Hiked from Unionville, NY to Wawayanda Shelter where we stayed in the shelter. 2012 AT Sect Hike Day 15 This is a stream near Unionville on the AT. Lots of … Continue reading

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2012 AT Section Hike Journal #14 (5/13/2012)

2012-05-31

This is day 14 of my 2012 AT Section Hike. Started at Mashipacong Shelter and hiked to Unionville, NY where I camped in the city park. 2012 AT Sect Hike Day 14…

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2012 AT Section Hike Journal #13 (5/12/2012)

2012-05-30

This is day 13 of my 2012 AT Section Hike. We went from a half mile north of Crater Lake to Mashipacong Shelter where we camped. 2012 AT Sect Hike Day 13 Double blaze on the AT. Notice the top … Continue reading

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2012 AT Section Hike Journal #12 (5/11/2012)

2012-05-29

This is day 12 of my 2012 AT Section Hike. Began in Delaware Water Gap, PA and camped about a half mile north of Crater Lake in New Jersey. 2012 AT Sect Hike Day 12 Sunfish Lake is a glacial … Continue reading

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2012 AT Section Hike Journal #11 (5/10/2012)

2012-05-28

This is day 11 of my 2012 AT Section Hike. This was a 0 day where I stayed in Delaware Water Gap, nice way to celebrate being done with the PA section of the trail. 2012 AT Sect Hike Day … Continue reading

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2012 AT Section Hike Journal #7 (5/6/2012)

2012-05-10

This is day 7 of my 2012 AT Section Hike. I hiked from Windsor Furnace Shelter to Allentown Hiking Club Shelter where we stayed in the shelter. 2012 AT Sect Hike Day 7 Windsor Furnace Shelter in PA. We did … Continue reading

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2012 AT Section Hike Journal #6 (5/5/2012)

2012-05-10

This is the podcast for day 6 of my 2012 AT section hike. I hiked from a mile north of Eagles Nest Shelter, where I camped to Windsor Furnace Shelter where I camped.  2012 AT Sect Hike Day 6 Port … Continue reading

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2012 AT Section Hike Journal #5 (5/4/2012)

2012-05-10

This is day 5 of my AT section hike.   Hiked from 2 miles south of William Penn Shelter to a mile north of Eagles Nest Shelter. 2012 AT Sect Hike Day 5 Large black snake.…

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2012 AT Section Hike Journal #4 (5/3/2012)

2012-05-10

This is day 4 of my AT section hike. I started about 8 miles north of Peters Mtn Shelter and camped about 2 miles south of William Penn Shelter. 2012 AT Sect Hike Day 4 Tent and Okie’s pack. This … Continue reading

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2012 AT Section Hike Journal #3 (5/2/2012)

2012-05-10

This podcast is day 3 of my section hike, from Clarks Ferry Shelter to where I camped which was 8 miles north of Peters Mtn. Shelter. 2012 AT Sect Hike Day 3…

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2012 AT Section Hike Journal #2 (5/1/2012)

2012-05-10

This is podcast from day 2 of my section hike, it was from just north of Scott Farm Trail to Clarks Ferry Shelter. 2012 AT Sect Hike Day 2 This is a new tunnel (ie. the trail) under a road. … Continue reading

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2012 AT Section Hike Journal #1 (4/30/2012)

2012-05-10

This is the first podcast of my Appalachian Trail section hike which goes from Boiling Springs, PA to hopefully Solesbury, CT for a total of 378 miles. Hope you enjoy!! This podcast is my section hike from Boiling Springs, PA … Continue reading

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2012 AT Section Hike Journal #8 (5/7/2012)

2012-05-10

This is day 8 of my AT section hike. We hiked from Allentown Hiking Club Shelter to George W. Outerbridge Shelter. 2012 AT Sect Hike Day 8 Nice view of the PA countryside.…

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2012 AT Section Hike Journal #10 (5/9/2012)

2012-05-10

This is day 10 of my 2012 AT Section Hike. We started at the Leroy A. Smith shelter and hiked to Delaware Water Gap where we stayed at Presbyterian Church of the Mountain hostel. 2012 AT Sect Hike Day 10 Postal … Continue reading

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2012 AT Section Hike Journal #9 (5/8/2012)

2012-05-10

This is day 9 of my AT section hike. We hiked from the George W. Outerbridge Shelter to where we stayed in the shelter of the Leroy A. Smith Shelter. 2012 AT Sect Hike Day 9…

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