American Court Motel
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... in their lives and I don't want to just be here! I will surely miss out on things that are bigger than my tiny little life in North Carolina if I don't get out. I got out of the tiny little town of Hendersonville and I sure as hell will get out of the not-so-tiny little country of the United States of America. Let's do this thing! (Before I change my mind again)
5 days, 14 hours, 8 minutes, and 56... 55... 54 seconds
... that just became an REO (bank owned property.) It looked pretty interesting, especially for the price, so we sent the info to Jeff's Grandfather to get his perspective. And wouldn't you know, he knew the old couple who used to own it, they passed away, left it their son, who ultimately lost it to Foreclosure. As a matter of fact, Grandpa and Mary Lou have been in that house before! ...
... on top in the blazing sun before scrambling to the top of the route. it was super cool.
After one of the neatest routes ever we hiked to the other side of the wall to attempt some bolted routes. Sadly I am an idiot and only slipped my shoes half way on thinking it was short and simple... Boy was that a mistake. Not even 20 feet on the trail I step onto a ...
... out the quirky shops and people. We even gave a woman (with a genuine Southern accent, finally) a ride to an AA meeting at a local church. Southern people are so friendly...
The drive back was so nice. Good talks, beautiful scenery (thanks to a wrong turn), and it finally cooled down. We ended the night with some BBQ, at a place that was truly hopping. It was so much fun. ...
... just as awe-inspiring as the days previous.
I suspect this trail will evoke similar emotions and offer jaw-dropping scenery that will rival the JMT. Do you think we'll take any pictures?
We took our backpacks to the gym yesterday, wondering what they weigh in comparison to our AT packs, which averaged 30-40 pounds. We were both hoping they would be under 20. Mine was exactly 20 and Joe's was 24.5. This seems like a ...
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