Holiday Inn Express Claypool Hill
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... brought them some treats) for the next week on the trail. They have some interesting gadgets, including a tiny gas stovetop. Footgear becomes very important and they have issues with drying as rain has been abundant this summer. Allison had a bite and rash on her leg but no pain or illness- so- they will continue on their way! They are still full of excitement and energy. What a bold endeavor! After breakfast we gave them a ride back to the AT.
... the AT goes up two mountains right after Damascus, Whitetop and Rogers. Mount Rogers is also the highest point on Virginia, so we got that out of the way early. I started to climb almost immediately after leaving the shelter, and the next few miles were tedious, but the largest climb was done with five miles into my 17 mile day. I didn't actually go to the top of Mount Rogers, though, as the peak was down a half-mile side trail, so I haven't actually been to the highest point ...
... fill up today. Where there was 10 of us for 3 days now we have over 40 campers enjoying the very nice campground. We have found Virginia State Parks and campgrounds to be very nice. Probably the nicest we have seen.
Well Saturday takes over to Asheville for 6 nights. I plan on playing some pickleball Monday, can't wait. We are making our way home but enjoying the last month of seeing the country.
Remember, Life is Good!!
... and tomorrow we are heading North oh Hwy 16 to see an area called Burkes Garden which is in a valley. People say it is a nice place to visit and have lunch made by the Amish. I will let you know if I make a score on homemade goodies!!
We are getting closer to getting home. Moving on the Asheville on Saturday and I have already got a place to play pickleball. So that makes me happy:))
As always, LIFE is GOOD!!
Our ride today took us into Virginia. We started in California and we have traveled through eight states in between. I have traveled in one less state than the group, and they have done many more miles, roughly 1200 more than me. Nevertheless, we are all just as tired at this point in the ride. Yes, we are on a mission to complete our cross country trip so at times we do not go into detail ......we Eat, Sleep and ...