Day one, four bears deep

Kyle and I eyed every car that pulled into the parking lot. Why were they there? Did they look like they might be interested in permits? Most cars seemed to be filled with people who just needed a quick trip to the bathroom before hitting the road again. After they left we would relax back […]

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The Shenandoah National Park

We had heard some pretty magical things about the Shenandoah National Park before we entered, pretty magical things for a thru-hiker anyway. We heard that the terrain was mellow, the grade of the trail easy, that there were many roads to cross where one might encounter trail magic, that there were waysides nicely spaced where […]

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