ATC Headquarters in Harpers Ferry, WV
Sunrise up the Potomac River Valley at Harpers Ferry
The C&O canal path - if all of the AT was like this, everyone could hike the full 2175 miles!
Early spring along the Potomac
Mike & Jeff resting before the climb up to the Weverton cliffs.
Mike checks for ticks on his boots.
Tim and Mike - finally catching up...
The view from Weverton Cliffs with U.S. 340 and the Potomac River
Weverton Cliffs #2
Weverton Cliffs #3
Stalking Tortoise at Weverton Cliffs.
Tim looking back at the elevation we have to recover to get back to the AT
Tim & Mike
Lunch break at the Ed Garvey shelter.
The Ed Garvey shelter in all of its glory.
The back of the Garvey shelter with the secret steps to the loft.
Gathland State Park and the Townsend Memorial to War Correspondents.
See? It says WAR CORRESPONDENTS right on it!
Tim & Mike still sleeping on April Fools Day
The Dahlgren Backpacker's Campsite. Unfortunately, the hot showers and bathroom facilities were still closed for the winter. Still, a relatively flat and soft spot to spend the night.
The Old South Mountain Inn on U.S. 40 Alt. Where else can you get a prime rib dinner 0.2 miles from your campsite?
The Dahlgren Chapel along U.S. 40 Alt.
Self-portrait of Stalking Tortoise (looking mighty gnarly, if I do say so myself!)
The original Washington Monument, built by local townsfolk in 1827.