Entries Categorized as 'Appalachian Trail'

Spring Break 2010 in (near) the Great Smoky Mountains

Date April 6, 2010

It’s a crazy couple of weeks for me travel-wise, with part of that being due to a family trip down to North Carolina for the latter half of spring break. I’ve posted a handful of pictures (16) over on Flickr — it just doesn’t look like I’ll have time in the near term to get [...]

Gilligan on the AT Revisited: 11-Oct-2008

Date October 11, 2008

That’s right…THIS is the final post in my write-up/reflections on my 1993 thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail, which culminated on October 10, 1993. I figured I should probably reflect a little bit, so I’ll do that in bulleted form: Towards the end of the hike, a common shelter conversation was, “Would you want to do [...]

Gilligan on the AT Revisited: 10-Oct-1993

Date October 10, 2008

This is a 5-month long series of blog posts that are the entries in my journals written on most evenings as I hiked the Appalachian Trail in 1993. The journal entry appears first — indented — and then any additional commentary from my 15-years-removed perspective follows. This is my third and final “recollection” journal entry, as [...]

Gilligan on the AT Revisited: 09-Oct-1993

Date October 9, 2008

This is a 5-month long series of blog posts that are the entries in my journals written on most evenings as I hiked the Appalachian Trail in 1993. The journal entry appears first — indented — and then any additional commentary from my 15-years-removed perspective follows. As mentioned earlier, my journal ended on October 7th, [...]

Gilligan on the AT Revisited: 08-Oct-1993

Date October 8, 2008

This is a 5-month long series of blog posts that are the entries in my journals written on most evenings as I hiked the Appalachian Trail in 1993. The journal entry appears first — indented — and then any additional commentary from my 15-years-removed perspective follows. Well, actually, my journal ended yesterday, but I figured [...]

Gilligan on the AT Revisited: 07-Oct-1993

Date October 7, 2008

This is a 5-month long series of blog posts that are the entries in my journals written on most evenings as I hiked the Appalachian Trail in 1993. The journal entry appears first — indented — and then any additional commentary from my 15-years-removed perspective follows. 10/7/93 – Thur. Julie tomorrow! Warmer today — hiked [...]

Gilligan on the AT Revisited: 06-Oct-1993

Date October 6, 2008

This is a 5-month long series of blog posts that are the entries in my journals written on most evenings as I hiked the Appalachian Trail in 1993. The journal entry appears first — indented — and then any additional commentary from my 15-years-removed perspective follows. 10/6/1993 – Wed. I did my last 20-miler today [...]

Gilligan on the AT Revisited: 05-Oct-1993

Date October 5, 2008

This is a 5-month long series of blog posts that are the entries in my journals written on most evenings as I hiked the Appalachian Trail in 1993. The journal entry appears first — indented — and then any additional commentary from my 15-years-removed perspective follows. 10/5/93 – Tue. I’m alone tonight but don’t feel [...]

Gilligan on the AT Revisited: 04-Oct-1993

Date October 4, 2008

This is a 5-month long series of blog posts that are the entries in my journals written on most evenings as I hiked the Appalachian Trail in 1993. The journal entry appears first — indented — and then any additional commentary from my 15-years-removed perspective follows. 10/4/93 – Mon. Okay, to hell with the introspecting [...]

Gilligan on the AT Revisited: 03-Oct-1993

Date October 3, 2008

This is a 5-month long series of blog posts that are the entries in my journals written on most evenings as I hiked the Appalachian Trail in 1993. The journal entry appears first — indented — and then any additional commentary from my 15-years-removed perspective follows. 10/3/93 – Sun. Hey! I finally met “Slug,” although [...]