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Georgia to Maine Starting Date Set
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“woohoo! i had to coordinate with my friend jeff who is going to go down with me and then drive my car back to indiana, and now the dates are set. lift-off for GA : ME is set for the morning of march 14th. gonna drive down on the 12th, spend the night on springer mt on the 13th, and start my journey on the 14th. just knowing exactly the date makes it seem a lot more real, as opposed to saying "early to mid march" i start puttin down feets in 62 days!”
“Best of luck, Stormy. Always wanted to do that, but these old knees couldn't.
Hope you can keep us posted on your "Most Excellent Journey."”
“every chance i get ill find a computer in town and post to trailtalk like a madman”
“Please keep us posted......ya never know when a TT'er will show up as a Trail Angel......good luck...and enjoy yourself.......The Appalachian Trail is magic.....it changes folks....”
“Kewl Beans 2scoops/stormbringer.
You gonna use StormBringer as your AT name? We might be able to read about you from some of the other's hiker's online journals.
Of course you could start at Neels Gap as you have done the trail up to that point. Get a jump on the big mass of starters.”
“"You gonna use StormBringer as your AT name?"
of course. one of the reasons i changed was to have a trailname that actually had something to do with the trail.
"Of course you could start at Neels Gap as you have done the trail up to that point."
technically, yes, youre right. but i wouldnt feel right doing that unless it was a significant chunk. im doin 2000 miles, whats another 30? but i am skipping the approach trail.
"We might be able to read about you from some of the other's hiker's online journals."
Maybe I could meet up with you in Maryland or Pennsylvania.
A bunch of us could be waitin' for you somewhere north of Harper's Ferry with some home cookin' and a bit of party too!”
“July 14 - We finally got tired of StormBringer's crap and we pushed him off The Priest.
“tt, that sounds awesome! maybe we could have a blair witch hike reunion!”
“Journal entry # 103.
We found out that StormBringer guy used to be called 2poops on thebackpacker.com. We all have started throwing turds at him now instead of rocks.”
“Yeah StormBringer, bring it on!”
“rock and roll!”
“Glad to hear it.
Unfortunately I'll miss you in the Smokies as you will be starting in Ga. when I'll be up in the park.”
“I'd like to hike it, but I'll have to wait till I retire or hit the Lotto, none of which will come soon enough.”
“Cool, you start on my birthday! The big 23. How do we contact you while you're on the trail? After the Dolly Sods trip I might catch up with you and hike part of the AT with you for a few days. Lemme know.”
“SB, have you started a Trail Journal yet? It's very helpful and we'll be able to track yer success. If I'm not mistaken, we can even send ya drops along the way, yes?”
“Oh, also are you gonna do a trail journal at trailjournals.com? If so, what username are you using there?”
“Dang, laqtis beat me by 28 seconds.”
“I've always been known fer my quickness......LOL!”
“laq, do a section with me then. even a weekender
dub, sign up on the trips page under "section hike the AT" or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org”
“havent looked into trailjournals yet but i intend to”
“K, I'm signed up. When you get a trail journal let us know. Most people are just setting up their accounts now and posting "prep" entries.”
“I'd love to, but I don't think it would be possible. See, this is where the trail journal would help. I/we could see where you'd be at and then a suprise kid napping could occur. My summer might be a little free, but there's no way I can even tell what's going to happen.”
“Heck, none of us will be able to keep you with you later in your trip. You'll be a lean mean hiking machine ripping off 20 mile days without a thought!”
“keep you with you = keep up with you
“IF youre right, i would welcome the break and the company”
i dont know html, so copy and paste ya lazy bastid
“and ill need to lose about 20 pounds before im ripping off those 20 mile days”
“Hey, my brother is going to start right around that time. I hope you have a great time, and I wouldn't mind attending the Harper's Ferry party. I still need to meet Tom T, because I stood him up last time I was in town.”
“Congrats, Storm! If I win the lotto sometime between now and your start time, I promise I'll quit my job and join you.”
“3 months without stormbringer posts! Cool, maybe my blood pressure will finally go down.
Good luck out there.”
“Jealous but yeah, keep us posted. I'd love to do a section. Oh and don't worry about those pounds, they'll be rolling off. Have fun, be safe, keep us posted. lol posted”
“I'm so green with envy I could just spit.
I had a chance to do an AT hike in the early 80's. I felt I had too much responsibilities and didn't go. Have regreted it all my life. The responsibilities didn't really start till much later.
Go now young man, go now!”
“i cant. i have to wait 2 more months”
“You know what I mean smarta$$. ;)”
Good luck. Wish I could start with ya'. I'll be doin' the PA/AT starting at the Mason-Dixon line on May 29th. If you do an on-line trail journal, let us know. I'd enjoy tracking your progress.
“Awesome - have a great hike! I look forward to the updates. We can all live vicariously through your hike.”
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