Category Archives: Hiking

Day 25 on the Southern Tier Route

Day 25 on the Southern Tier Route. Overnight at the Navasota Fire Station. Up not-so-early after a 10-hour sleep. I ate a huge western omelet at the restaurant next to the motel then set forth going northeast on TX Hwy 159.
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Day 3 on the Southern Tier Route

Day 3 on the Southern Tier Route. We slept well in the motel. After a breakfast of fake eggs and industrial sausage, we headed north on Hwy 86 for 12 miles past fields of grass to Brawley.
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Afterword

It's been a week since I left the trail. The cuts on my legs are healing nicely. Most of the pains have subsided, although my right shoulder is still stiff from a fall during the second to last day on the trail.
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Back at the Appalachian Trail – Day 14

The featured attraction of the day was Mahoosuc Notch, a mile-long slot filled with giant boulders between two steep hillsides. It's reputed to be the hardest mile on the AT. I arrived at the southern end after walking 1.5 miles.
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