PAN - Ms Joyful
My attempt to get Thru-hiker Permit for GSM
o well, Im done with GSM and on to Springer Mtn
FUN w/ ZENA from PA ( lived in Great Barrington!! )
Delicious Jerky for Breakfast ... THANK YOU M & Travis!
Tin Man - from Laughing Heart
Beau | ^^ountain ^^an | Delicious
Silly girls ha ha ha
Abigail ( recent VT grad & Dad Bart )
Hikers Paul & Little Britches at Icewater Shelter
Amy at Icewater Shelter
Smoky Mtn View
Tough Hitch from Newfound Gap to Gatlinburg
help from two AT Thru-hikers from Lexington VA
Nils & Amy | ^^ountain ^^an at Newfound Gap
Two ( wild & crazy guys ) Engineers from Germany on Assignment to VW in Chattanooga TN gave me a hitch from Newfound Gap to Gatlinburg. They said "we don't know where it is but we will give you a ride!" FUN
Cadillac Margarita at No Way Jose's
Saw this Bear on side of road near Gatlinburg
Buckeye & Wife - Gave me a hitch from Gatlinburg .. after we had met at lunch.
Zeta NOBO Thru-hiker
Sweetest Trail Angel EVER! THANK YOU Leigh Ann !!!!!
Sloth - what can I say .. you are the BOMB!
Sloth, I think I found one of your bags! ha ha ha
POOP on the Trail
All the Smoky Mtn Bear Talk ... well, I woke up this AM with a Bear Claw on my side!
Great FUN Shelter buddies at Mollies Ridge - from Austria
Smoke em if you got em! Roll your own
Farmer and The Farmer's Wife Maryville TN
My DEAR DEAR Friends from North Dakota .. met this sweet couple and his family at ATC Harpers Ferry in December considering AT Thru-hike. ( Skittles & No Way ) Today we met again on the AT just outside Fontana Village.
"Yes, that's right, we can not quit our jobs because we have a mortgage. SOLD our home and quit our jobs." Now Hiking the AT.
Truly JOYFUL Couple. I cannot tell you how HaPpY they lOOk !!!
Kate our FVR Shuttle Driver agreed ... two HAPPY PEOPLE !
Kate - Fontana Resort Intern - Shuttle Driver
OK ... Here is our picture together at ATC December 2015 when I hiked thru Harpers Ferry WV. Skittles & No Way were there with No Way's family getting a look and considering thru-hiking the AT.
SEE BELOW AFTER 60 DAYS ON THE AT
Skittles & No Way Jose - Sent me UPDATE from
Overmountain Shelter June 2016
No Way Jose has LOST 45 LBS and beard is coming along!
No Way Jose - 45 LBS since Springer Mountain Georgia