Daily Archives: June 10, 2014

Day 56 – near Cash Hollow Road to Humpback Mountain view/campsite

Usually I write these from inside the tarp, but tonight I’m sitting out on a rock cliff watching the sunset here. It’s fantastic and makes a tough and sweaty day like today totally worth it.


View from Humpback Mountain that I'm looking at as I write this blog post

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Day 55 – Buena Vista, VA to near Cash Hollow Road

We got a late start today because the first shuttle back to the trail (which is about 9 miles or so from town) ran at 10:30am. This gave us a leisurely start to the day. Blue Dog includes a breakfast sandwich and coffee with the price of staying in the hostel. The grub was quite excellent. We were bummed we didn’t get to try this place for dinner as they are closed on Sundays.


Blue Dog


The owner and her husband are hunters. Also, the scrawls on the wall are thru-hiker signatures (they encourage this behavior)

We shuttled back to the trail with fellow thru-hikers JRex, Daddy Long Legs, and Baby Steps, all who are very cool and nice. Hopefully we see them up the trail somewhere. Continue reading