Microtel Inn By Wyndham Franklin
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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Someone asked me about my trail name the other day in the comments, and I realized I had mentioned it on Facebook and to individual people, but I never posted it here. My trail name is Wolf Pack, because of my resemblance to Alan in the movie The Hangover, especially when I'm hiking in my aviator sunglasses. In that vein, I thought it would be fun to list some of the names of people I've met on the trail. So with no further ado: Mooch (or Brightsider, or Bread and Butter, or ...
... where you can get a ride to Franklin, NC, I got my first bit of trail magic (I had been offered hot chocolate before but turned it down since I didn't want anything hot while hiking). I was handed a full plate of bacon, eggs and toast by an older couple who were manning a skillet, and shortly after another guy drove up with coffee for everyone. There were several other hikers waiting for rides, so there was a festive atmosphere, almost like a little party. Smokescreen, ...
... gave me something constant to keep me going, gave me something to do when I might be bored and helps me keep track of time without forever checking my watch. I haven't listened to music while hiking much in the past, but it will definitely be a staple of this hike.
The day after we took our zero in Neel Gap, we planned on doing 13 fairly easy miles to a shelter. We took an early-morning shuttle to Tesnatee Gap to start ...
If there was a competition between North Carolina and Georgia, then North Carolina would be the winner hands down. The weather has been pretty great for the most part and the views are incredible. The climbs and elevation change don't seem to be nearly as bad either, but that may just be because I'm becoming more accustomed to backpacking every day. Well...every part of my body is growing accustomed except ...
... strain of backpacking 10 plus miles everyday. I'm planning on going to see a doctor tomorrow to see if I can do anything about my knees. Other than this little setback I'm having a great time! There's something refreshing about carrying everything you need on your back, climbing up the tallest mountains I've ever been on, then meeting the same insane people that do it ...