March 16 – 22
Miles Hiked: 69
Money Spent: $157 ($124 – lodging/food; $33 – town food, sunscreen)
Highlight of the Week
Jerry: Having sun on top of Blood Mountain on Wednesday after two days of rain.
Bennett: Hanging out with folks in Gooch Gap shelter playing cards after two days of hiking in the rain.
Lowlight of the Week
Jerry: Getting sick after too much junk food.
Bennett: Losing my earring.
Memory of the Week
Jerry: Leaving the car on Sunday, hiking to the top of Springer, passing back through the parking lot, and realizing the car was gone and that this was for real.
Bennett: Nice flip-flopping with Gray Ghost all week and consistently seeing a friendly face either on the trail or in the shelters.