Month: May 2013

Mile 857.5 – Waynesboro VA – 2 if by Sea

I’ve decided to go Aquablazing. This means I’m renting a canoe to travel down the Shenendoah River parallel to the AT for a while. I’m headed out tomorrow with Shaman and Jeremiah and expect to go for maybe 5-7 days to Front Royal VA or thereabouts. Aquablazing is apparently approved by the Appalachian Trail Conservancy …

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Is it all the same?

As I’ve spoken to other thru-hikers along the Appalachian Trail I’ve noticed a consistent theme regarding ethics – “it’s all the same” – so they claim. This claim is that the ethics of Christianity is sufficiently similar to any other ethics and thus it doesn’t really matter which you chose. There are three individuals that …

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Mile 780.3 – Glasgow VA – I hike things up and hike them down.

There’s a commericial for Planet Fitness where a massive weightlifter at a competitor’s gym say’s “I pick things up and put them down.” (I suppose they are saying that their own gyms have a normal person clientele, not just dumb brutes). Sometimes hiking the AT makes one feel like a dumb brute (or a pack …

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