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Archive for August, 2011

Mile 1204.7 – Recap of MD/WV

We are actually 30 miles into Virginia now, but I have yet to give my report on Maryland and West Virginia! MD & WV were the shortest states we’ll go more »

Mile 1,130! PA is finished!

On Thursday, we conquered our eighth state and entered Maryland! Oh and we hit the halfway point of the trail on Wednesday!! Oh PA. We did not love you, but more »

My 33 year old thru hiker

Hello everyone, this is Deal. Yesterday Steadee turned 33 and I do believe she had a great day, thanks to all of your cards, emails, phone messages and texts. The more »

Mail Magic

We are at mile 980.6 and I can confirm 2 things about PA. There are rocks and snakes (poisonous ones). I’ll just apologize in advance to our PA friends because more »

Onto Rocksylvania

We spent 3 wonderful zeros at my parents’ … Saw lots of friends and took care of all our bizness. Of course, the last 3 days were gorgeous … In more »

Mile 895.5 – New Jersey is DONE

Guess what we have been doing the last few days?? NOT HIKING!! I’m excited to tell you all that we are enjoying a few zeros at my parents’ house in more »

Mile 823.4 New York is DONE!

We entered NJ this evening and it started to downpour … you would think our home state would be kinder to us!! So we quickly set up our tent and more »

Small Update and Next Maildrop

Hello from mile 791! We are almost done with NY and I will do an update then, but for now, just a quick note. We are currently enjoying the overnight more »

Mile 740.9 – Connecticut is done!

Today we hiked into New York. This is our 6th state (out of 14)! Unbelievable! Connecticut was a good state to us. Similar to Mass, it was relatively flat. The more »

Mile 722.6 – Kent, CT

Today, we got trail magic. This time, though, it wasn’t from a stranger, but from our family! My sister QuickQuestion, brother-in-law Yankee, nephew Bones and niece Curly Locks picked us more »