Appalachian Trail Section 5: Damascus, VA to Pearisburg, VA

Things had gone just about as well as I could’ve possibly hoped for the first month and three states of my trip, but April & Virginia brought me some challenges. When we le ft of in Damascus, we had hiked over 75 miles in three days and were feeling great about what Virginia had in … More Appalachian Trail Section 5: Damascus, VA to Pearisburg, VA

Appalachian Trail Section 4: Hot Springs, NC to Damascus, VA

So it’s been a while since my last update, and we’ve covered a ton of miles since Hot Springs — 195.8, to be exact — so I’ll try to keep the daily rundowns as brief as possible. This certainly wasn’t the most exciting section of the trail so far, but it definitely had some great … More Appalachian Trail Section 4: Hot Springs, NC to Damascus, VA