Tag Archives: AT

AT (Spivey’s Gap to Big Butt)/Sampson Mtn. Wilderness/Lower Higgins Creek, NC/TN

May 6-8, 2018 39 miles in 49 hours Bob’s Last Expedition I had heard from solid sources that Bob was thinking about selling all his gear and quitting backpacking so I suggested a death march for his last outing.  For … Continue reading

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AT/Torry Ridge loop, (Maupin Field to Humpback Rocks) 1/15

Jan. 1-3, 2015 32 miles To break in 2015 Bob and I wanted to try a new area.  We had both, separately, tried to figure out a loop that included the AT with the famous Humpback Rocks and Torry Ridge and … Continue reading

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Peaks of Otter area, VA (AT and Glenwood Horse Trail loop), 2/13

Feb. 1-3, 2013 32 miles So Bob and I headed up to Virginia for our favorite holiday of the year, Groundhog Day.  We drove up through some pretty serious flurries/light snow as we went over the Blue Ridge to the … Continue reading

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AT (Hughes Gap to Nolichucky river), 2/11

Feb 25-27, 2011 28 miles Another hard winter both weather wise and with other (non-backpacking) extra-curricular activities.  After the great Upper Paria River trip in mid November I/we just couldn’t get it together to get out again until this trip. … Continue reading

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AT (19E, N to Bob Peoples Kincora Hostel), 2/10

Feb. 13 & 14, 2010 24.6 miles For the last trip of the season Bob and I were trying to find a low elevation trip that wouldn’t have too much snow.  After this incredible snowy winter we decided to do … Continue reading

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AT Standing Indian V, 1/10

Jan. 22 & 23, 2010 24 miles Turned back from a Linville Gorge struggle by the reports of massive amounts of downed trees from the Christmas ice storm and high river water from snow melt (that Bob wanted to wade) … Continue reading

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AT Roan Mtn. II (19E to Iron Mtn. Gap), 1/05

Jan. 15-17, 2005 27 miles Just pictures.  Bob and Chuck. Bob at Doll Flats happy with the chemtrails. On top of Hump Mtn. The trail over the Roan massif, Yellow Mtn. and onto Grassy Ridge Bald Rime ice on the … Continue reading

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