Day 3: Trail Magic, Trail Name

Started at Gooch Gap shelter, 9am, hit Lance Creek at 3:45, about 8 miles. 7.3 to Neel’s Gap tomorrow. No shelter here just tent pads and water, but it’s bright and sunny and good weather predicted the next few days.

Country Mouse and Shadow are here too. Shadow and I bonded over the Bull and Mouth bar in Riverside, CA of all things. It’s nit there any more though.

Carol and Gail set up a trail magic table at Woody Gap with sandwiches, fruit, Gatorade, etc. Carol thru’ed last year at 65 years old! My first ever pimento cheese sandwich was fantastic and so welcome.


That’s Carol, aka Lil’ Engine, on the left.

While sitting around at Woody, people were just calling me California. Seems like that might stick as a trail name, haven’t yet seen anyone else from California, so it works.

Had some great views today too, here’s one from whatever mountain is just past Woody Gap.

Location:Georgia 60,Three Sisters Mountains,United States

4 Comments »

  1. Kristi and Eric Said,

    March 17, 2011 @ 11:29 am

    Hey Joe,
    Thanks for the great updates! Sounds like a fantastic first few days! I like ‘California’ too – sounds like it may stick!

    We’re back here in CA prepping for snow camp. Remember when I said it was going to be cold? Well . . . Tomorrow night (our first night out), they’re predicting a low of 2 (no, that’s not a typo) and w/ wind chill maybe down to -22! Holy cow. So if you get a little cold out there this weekend just think of us – and where you could be!

    Enjoy the trail – looking forward to your next posts!
    Eric and Kristi

  2. cinders Said,

    March 17, 2011 @ 3:01 pm

    Lovely view I must say. Glad ur having fun,and good weather

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