The Appalachian Trail

2004-08-28

In 2004 I hiked the Appalachian Trail from Georgia to Maine.

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Here are lists of my stops and gear.

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Day Date Location Daily Miles Total Miles
0 5/20 Amicalola Lodge Road 0.0 0.0
1 5/20 Springer Mountain Shelter 0.2 0.2
2 5/21 Wood's Hole Shelter 26.4 27.0
Neel's Gap - Package at Walasi Yi
3 5/22 Low Gap Shelter 14.7 41.3
4 5/23 Tray Mountain Shelter 14.9 56.4
5 5/24 Muskrat Creek Shelter 22.4 78.4
6 5/25 Big Spring Shelter 19.3 97.7
7 5/26 Siler Bald Shelter 12.8 111.0
8 5/27 Wesser / Nantahala Outdoor Center 21.2 132.2
Wesser - Package at N.O.C.
9 5/28 Sassafras Gap Shelter 6.9 141.0
10 5/29 Fontana "Hilton" Dam Shelter 20.9 162.8
11 5/30 Mollies Ridge Shelter 11.0 174.1
12 5/31 Double Spring Gap Shelter 19.4 193.0
13 6/01 Pecks Corner Shelter 21.2 214.6
14 6/02 Davenport Gap / Mountain Mamas 20.9 235.5
Davenport Gap - Resupply at Mountain Mamas
15 6/03 Roaring Fork Shelter 20.9 256.0
16 6/04 Hot Springs / Camp Ground 14.9 270.9
Hot Springs - Package at Elmers
17 6/05 Jerry Cabin Shelter 25.0 297.3
18 6/06 Bald Mountain Shelter 24.8 322.0
19 6/07 Erwin / Uncle Johnnys 16.9 338.9
Erwin - Package at Miss Janets
20 6/08 Erwin / Uncle Johnnys 0.0 338.9
21 6/09 Clyde Smith Shelter 25.1 364.1
22 6/10 Apple House Shelter 20.2 385.1
23 6/11 Dennis Cove / Kincora / Peoples 24.1 409.2
Kincora - Resupply at grocery store
24 6/12 Iron Mountain Shelter 24.3 433.5
25 6/13 Damascus / The Place 26.3 459.8
Damascus - Package at Mt Rogers Outfitters
26 6/14 Lost Mountain Shelter 15.8 475.6
27 6/15 Old Orchard Shelter 23.2 498.8
28 6/16 Partnership Shelter 24.7 523.5
Grouseclose - Package at Relax Inn
29 6/17 Knot Maul Branch Shelter 25.5 549.0
30 6/18 Helveys Mill Shelter 33.1 582.1
31 6/19 Woods Hole Hostel 30.1 612.2
32 6/20 Pearisburg / Holy Family Hostel 10.0 622.2
Pearisburg - Package at Rendezvous Inn
33 6/21 Pearisburg / Holy Family Hostel 0.0 622.2
34 6/22 Bailey Gap Shelter 23.5 645.5
35 6/23 Niday Shelter 27.0 672.5
36 6/24 Campbell Shelter 26.0 698.5
Daleville - Package at Outdoor Trails Outfitter
37 6/25 Wilson Creek Shelter 26.6 725.1
38 6/26 Thunder Hill Shelter 30.9 756.0
39 6/27 Punchbowl Shelter 25.1 781.3
40 6/28 The Priest Shelter 31.8 812.9
41 6/29 Rustys Hard Time Hollow 13.6 826.5
42 6/30 Waynesboro / YMCA Camping 21.1 847.6
Waynesboro - Package at P.O.
43 7/01 Calf Mountain Shelter 7.0 854.9
Lost Mountain Campground - Resupply
44 7/02 Pinefield Hut 25.6 880.9
45 7/03 Rock Spring Hut 32.1 913.1
Elkwallow - Resupply
46 7/04 Range View Cabin (porch) 23.5 936.6
47 7/05 Jim And Molly Denton Shelter 23.5 959.9
48 7/06 Bears Den Hostel 28.8 988.7
49 7/07 Harpers Ferry Hostel 22.4 1012.1
Harpers Ferry - Package at ATC Headquarters
50 7/08 Pine Knob Shelter 20.1 1032.2
51 7/09 Tumbling Run Shelters 25.9 1058.1
52 7/10 PGFSP / Ironmasters Mansion 29.4 1090.2
PGFSP - Resupply at General Store
53 7/11 Darlington Shelter 31.2 1121.4
Duncannon - Resupply at gas station
54 7/12 Clarks Ferry Shelter 15.9 1137.3
55 7/13 Rausch Gap Shelter 24.3 1161.9
56 7/14 Eagles Nest Shelter 32.5 1194.4
Port Clinton - Package at P.O.
57 7/15 Eckville Shelter 23.8 1218.1
58 7/16 Smith Gap Road 37.4 1241.6
59 7/17 Delaware Water Gap / Hostel 20.2 1279.0
Delaware Water Gap - Resupply at gas station
60 7/18 Brink Road Shelter 24.8 1304.0
61 7/19 Pochuck Mountain Shelter 32.0 1335.8
62 7/20 Wildcat Shelter 23.8 1359.6
Bear Mt Lodge - Resupply at candy machine
63 7/21 Graymoor Friary 34.9 1394.5
64 7/22 RPH Shelter 18.8 1413.3
65 7/23 Ten Mile River Lean-to 29.3 1442.9
Kent - Package at Outfitters
66 7/24 Stewart Hollow Brook Lean-to 15.7 1458.6
67 7/25 Riga Lean-to 29.8 1488.4
68 7/26 Mt Wilcox North Lean-to 31.5 1520.2
69 7/27 Dalton / Rob's Place 34.6 1554.8
Dalton - Resupply at grocery store
70 7/28 Dalton / Rob's Place 0.0 1554.8
71 7/29 Seth Warner Shelter 29.2 1584.9
72 7/30 Story Spring Shelter 30.5 1615.4
73 7/31 Peru Peak Shelter 31.2 1646.4
74 8/01 Clarendon Shelter 23.3 1669.8
75 8/02 Inn At Long Trail 18.3 1698.1
Inn At Long Trail - Package
76 8/03 Cloudland Shelter 27.3 1725.4
Hanover - Resupply at grocery store
77 8/04 Hanover / Jonjon's Place 16.9 1732.2
78 8/05 Hexacuba Shelter 28.7 1761.2
Glenncliff - Package at hostel
79 8/06 Beaver Brook Shelter 22.6 1783.8
80 8/07 Lonesome Lake Hut 15.0 1798.3
81 8/08 Ethan Pond Campsite 27.7 1826.2
82 8/09 Pinkham Notch 28.9 1855.1
Pinkham Notch - Package
83 8/10 Gorham / The Barn 21.2 1876.3
Gorham - Package at P.O.
84 8/11 Carlo Col Shelter 17.0 1893.5
85 8/12 Frye Notch Lean-to 19.9 1913.1
86 8/13 Bemis Mountain Lean-to 23.3 1936.4
Rangeley - Resupply at I.G.A.
87 8/14 Piazza Rock Lean-to 19.5 1955.9
88 8/15 Sugarloaf Summit House 19.8 1975.7
89 8/16 West Carry Pond Lean-to 33.2 2008.9
Caratunk - Resupply at Caratunk House
90 8/17 Pleasant Pond Lean-to 19.7 2028.6
91 8/18 Monson / Shaw's 31.0 2059.6
Monson - Package at Shaw's
92 8/19 Cloud Pond Lean-to 19.1 2079.0
93 8/20 East Branch Lean-to 27.6 2106.3
94 8/21 Wadleigh Stream Lean-to 29.6 2135.9
Abol Bridge - Resupply at Camp Store
95 8/22 Pine Point 27.2 2163.1
96 8/23 Mount Katahdin 11.0 2174.1

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Type Name Size Ounces $ Vendor # Location
Backpack GoLite Jam M 22 80 GoLite 1 In pack
Books AT 2004 Databook 4 5 ATC 1 In pack
Books Thru-Hiker's Companion 8.5 20 ATC 1 In pack
Clothes Bandana 0.8 3 K-Mart 1 Wearing
Clothes Cabela's Wind-Stop Hat 2.1 20 Cabela's 1 In pack
Clothes Clothes stuffsack 4 5 1 In pack
Clothes Compression shorts M 3.8 20 1 Wearing
Clothes Emergency Poncho 6.8 5 Wal-Mart 1 In pack
Clothes Fleece jacket M 12 30 1 In pack
Clothes PolyPro long underwear M 5 30 1 In pack
Clothes REI nylon t-shirt M 6.6 20 REI 1 Wearing
Clothes REI nylon t-shirt M 6.6 20 REI 1 In pack
Clothes Smartwool mini-crew socks M 2 15 sockcompany 1 Wearing
Clothes Smartwool mini-crew socks M 2 15 sockcompany 1 In pack
Clothes Umbro shorts M 3.8 20 1 Wearing
Clothes Wristwatch with alarm 0.8 8 Wal-Mart 1 Wearing
Cooking BIC lighter 0.7 1 K-Mart 2 In pack
Cooking Evernew Ultralight titanium pot 1.3L 4.6 40 REI 1 In pack
Cooking Margarine tub 4C 0.8 2 K-Mart 1 In pack
Cooking REI polycarbonate teaspoon 0.3 2 REI 1 In pack
Cooking Soda-can stove 0.4 2 1 In pack
Cooking Stove stand from duct 0.6 1 Ace Hardware 1 In pack
Cooking Wind-screen from foil 0.8 2 Safeway 1 In pack
Health Bert's Res-Q Ointment 0.8 5 Walasi-Yi 1 In pack
Health First-aid kit 6 11 REI 1 In pack
Health Toilet paper & ziplock 3.2 1 K-Mart 1 In pack
Health Toothbrush & paste & ziplock 3 4 K-Mart 1 In pack
Health Vitamin I 30x 1.2 5 K-Mart 1 In pack
Poles Leki hiking poles 19.6 70 Mountain Chalet 1 Wearing
Shoes Flip-flops 10 5.4 5 Wal-Mart 1 In pack
Shoes North Face Vapor Lights 9.5 27 90 North Face 1 Wearing
Sleeping Fleece bag 22 40 1 In pack
Tools 20' cord & 3 AAAs & ziplock 2.2 5 1 In pack
Tools Petzl Tikka headlamp w/ batteries 2.7 28 REI 1 In pack
Tools Swiss Army Climber knife 2.8 30 REI 1 In pack
Water Dasani bottle 1L 0.8 1 Safeway 2 In pack
Water Polar-Pure 4.8 20 REI 1 In pack

Pack weight: 8 lbs 10 oz, total weight: 12 lbs 10 oz, price: $683.