Monday, April 12, 2010

Trail Update #2

1. Check out our pictures:

2. Approximate number of miles hiked: 360 miles

3. Towns we've visited:

- Neels Gap, GA
- Hiawassee, GA
- Franklin, NC
- Nantahala Outdoor Center
- Fontana Dam
- Gatlinburg, TN
- Hot Springs, NC
- Erwin, TN

4. Number of times we've hitchhiked in towns: too many to count

5. Emily ('Lightning') will be at Trail Days in May [Kate & Bran will be in Champaign for Kate's law school graduation), so please stop by and say hello if you will also be attending!

6. Want to send us something in the MAIL? Here's how:

*UPS and FedEx packages CANNOT be sent to Post Office
*Post Office Address (e.g.):

Katherine Imp
General Delivery
Franklin, NC 28734
Please Hold for Katherine Imp
Estimated Date of Arrival: 03/19/2010

Post Offices We Will Definitely Stop At:

Damascus, VA 24236 [04/17/2010]
Pearisburg, VA 24134 [04/29/2010]
Waynesboro, VA 22980 [05/11/2010]
Harper’s Ferry, WV 25425 [05/28/2010]
Duncannon, PA 17020 [06/05/2010]
Vernon, NJ 07462 [06/18/2010]

We need calories and protein, so anything from baked goods to dried fruit to candy bars works for us!  We also love receiving letters and emails of support, so if you'd just like to send a letter we love that too!

7. Thus far, our favorite thing about the Appalachian Trail is the people. This is truly an amazing community....



  2. Enjoying your adventure on the Appalachian Trail - and looking forward to future posts from the trail. Congrats on your 360 miles!

  3. I believe that was Max Patch in North Carolina? There was some wonderful trail magic up there as well -- water and fruit from a woman that lived nearby.