Lilian C. Cheung
Hello, World! Developer, Data Engineer/Scientist, Hiker.
The Mahoosucs Part II - Goose Eye, Mahoosuc Notch, and Mahoosuc Arm (Speck Pond Shelter): Day 122
Mahoosuc Notch. Since Georgia, I’ve heard tales of the difficulty of the Notch: a mile-long ravine filled with truck-sized boulders. Some call it the most...
04 Sep 2017
The Presidentials (Pinkham Notch to Route 302/Crawford Notch, NH): Days 111-114
The wind filters through the forest and whooshes overhead. All deciduous trees have long since disappeared from the surrounding landscape, leaving only the austere evergreens...
26 Aug 2017
Hiker Hostel: Day 0
“If it were all sunshine and rainbows, you know, we’d all be like - ‘eh, whatever.’ But it’s not. It’s a physical challenge. Something you...
31 Mar 2017
NJ and Northern PA: The End
In 2019, I finish the AT.
15 Oct 2019
County Road 517 (NJ) to Hoyt Road: New York
…and New York.
27 Oct 2018
Housatonic River Road to Hoyt Road: Connecticut
A year later, I return to the trail and finish Connecticut…
27 Oct 2018
Connecticut (Brassie Brook Shelter to Housatonic River Road): Days 176-180
I return to the trail two days later, after the storm ravages western Connecticut. Blowdowns litter the paths, and large puddles still pay tribute to the past two days’ rain....
01 Nov 2017
Massachusetts (Cheshire to Sheffield Egremont Road): Days 166-175
The town of North Adams, MA, lies in the shadow of Mt. Greylock. The mountain looms over homes and roads, forming the backdrop of Greylock School. A crossing guard in...
28 Oct 2017
Vermont Part II (Peru Peak Shelter to Sherman Brook Campsite): Days 160-165
I pass an interesting field of rock formations in the morning: a woodland gnome rock garden, according to my AT guide. By the end of today, I will be less...
19 Oct 2017
Vermont Part I (Thistle Hill Shelter to Greenwall Shelter): Days 152-159
The Appalachian Trail follows a series of sidewalks through town, now and then turning sharply at a corner before continuing straight across a bridge over the Connecticut River. Students dressed...
12 Oct 2017
Mt. Cube to Hanover, NH: Days 148-151
I take a zero before continuing south through New Hampshire. The trail winds gradually up and down hills, a far cry from the ruggedness of the White Mountains. After getting...
04 Oct 2017
The last of the Whites - The Kinsmen, Mt. Wolf, and Mt. Moosilauke (Eliza Brook Shelter to NH Route 25): Days 145-147
Three sets of mountains remain in my trek through the White Mountains of New Hampshire: the Kinsmen, Mt. Wolf, and Mt. Moosilauke. Tenacious and Nighthawk warned me about the difficulty...
29 Sep 2017
AT 2016 Virginia (7)
AT 2017-2019 (50)
AT Georgia (4)
AT North Carolina (9)
AT Tennessee (6)
AT Virginia (9)
AT West Virginia (2)
AT Maryland (1)
AT Pennsylvania (3)
AT Maine (12)
AT New Hampshire (6)
AT Vermont (2)
AT Massachusetts (1)
AT Connecticut (2)
AT New York (1)
AT New Jersey (2)