Back to Damascus, Virginia from Daleville -
704 miles down and 1,464 miles to go
Knob is one of the most scenic places on the AT and one of
the best photo ops since you can get along side the precipitous
drop-off. The fog that day made it far less scenic, but
still an awesome photo.
sign-eating tree is famous in AT photos. You can tell what
year a hiker came through by how much the tree has devoured the
Viking Camp at Trail Days before it got crowded.
fire that never went out (until the flash flood).
photo was taken much later, but it's a great shot of how our camp
generally looked. My tent is the lighter Walrus and Squirrel's
is facing it. Things are drying, cooking, and sorting everywhere,
but in the morning we'd take pains to be sure no one could tell
we were there. Boot prints and dry spots where the tents
were was all that was left.
hiker parade at Trail Days included hikers from many years past
along with the hikers from that year.
and Brooke right before I got on the bus to leave.