Just a quick thank you to Chad and Joy for their great trail magic.
Shoutout to Patrick Freeman and over 100 students at Lauderdale County High School who are following my progress on the Appalachian Trail.
I made it to Fontana Dam, the gateway to the Smokies. They’re gorgeous. Amazing views from Clingmans Dome, the highest point on the Appalachian Trail. Then my socks froze solid.
Apparently I am leading the pack for north bound (NOBO) thru-hikers on the Appalachian Trail. Not sure how because I’m super slow.
Huge storm hit while I was the Appalachian Trail. Fortunately, I was able to get off trail, then enjoy the fresh snow-covered trails afterwards.
Done with Georgia and into North Carolina. Here’s an update on my injuries and adventures in the first two weeks on the Appalachian Trail.
Beautiful sunrise this morning from the top of Rocky Mountain, Georgia.
The start of my Appalachain Trail adventure, from Amicalola Falls to Neel Gap. This is also the start of my larger attempt of the Calendar Year Triple Crown, hiking nearly 8,000 miles in one single year.
My Calendar Year Triple Crown (CYTC) of 2023: a solo hike of the Appalachian Trail, Pacific Crest Trail, and Continental Divide Trails. Nearly 8,000 miles in one year.
Lee White’s historic climb of Dome Pit accessed the first new passage in Natural Bridge Caverns in over 50 years. This video documents the history behind this expedition, photos and drone footage of Lee’s climb, in-cave interviews with the owners of Natural Bridge Caverns, and lots of great photos of the discoveries from the expeditions.
Compilation of the most commonly used caving knots, including a printable workbook containing detailed tying instructions and photos.
Beyond the Dome: photo documentary of the first new passage found in Natural Bridge Caverns in over 50 years! See the huge rooms, massive formations, and amazing colors that these expeditions discovered.