Max Patch to Hot Springs Part 2 The rain chased by the wind was gone by morning. Only puffs of clouds remained, each one traveling fast towards Max Patch. The sun hidden behind a ridge brightened the morning sky with the promise of a better day. For the moment the cold remained so I decided … Continue reading Last Gear Test
Max Patch to Hot Springs NC. part 1 First of all I'd like to thank Frank Harrison for partnering with me to do this hike.He has a wealth of experience having completed the AT in 1990. It was enormously beneficial to talk with him about his hike. The thought process and resulting decisions each … Continue reading Last Gear Test
I have taken 3 hikes testing my gear. All 3 were in North Carolina. Two were on the AT in North Carolina from Fontana Dam and Winding Stair Gap. The first Southbound in April and the other in May. The third one was in the Joyce Kilmer National Forest. I have one more final test … Continue reading What I Learned From 3 Test Hikes
So, when did this journey begin? The plan was to start in the spring of 2019. But as I found out it’s so much more than just a hike. Many months ago, I was visiting at Rivermont Presbyterian Church. Pastor Clay Thomas was answering my questions about the Presbyterian Church. I veered off topic mentioning … Continue reading A decision and a calling!