Lilian C. Cheung
Hello, World! Developer, Data Engineer/Scientist, Hiker.
Franconia Ridge (Crawford Notch to Whitehouse Brook): Days 142-144
Mom starts driving me back to the Crawford Notch trailhead at 3:30 am, too early for my brain to register what I’m doing. My fear of heights remains an obstacle,...
26 Sep 2017
Zeroing: Days 137-141
I take a few days off after finishing Maine to rest up before New Hampshire.
23 Sep 2017
To Monson, ME (Bald Mountain Brook to Highway 15): Days 134-136
My last three days in Maine pass in a blur of excitement tinged with sadness: excitement at finishing Maine’s 282 miles of trail, sadness at parting ways with my trail...
18 Sep 2017
To Caratunk, ME (The Sterling Inn): Days 132-133
The trail is flat! Dirt trail, road walks, sturdy board bridges across alpine bogs - is this even Maine?! Gone are the rugged rocks, the barren mountaintops, and impossible slopes....
15 Sep 2017
The Bigelows (Little Bigelow Lean-to): Day 131
13 Sep 2017
South Crocker and North Crocker (Cranberry Stream Campsite): Day 130
South Crocker and North Crocker are far less difficult than I anticipated: some rocks, a small view, with lots of dirt trail past the summit.We summit North Crocker around lunch...
12 Sep 2017
Camped at the Carrabassett River - Mt. Abraham, Spaulding Mountain, Mt. Sugarloaf: Day 129
Cold. I sleep restlessly, curled on my side, unable to stretch my legs without feeling the chill of the ground creeping into my body. The lean-to and campsites were full...
11 Sep 2017
The Saddlebacks (The Hiker Hut to Poplar Ridge Lean-to): Day 128
The Hiker Hut, bathed in the soft warm glow of sunrise, is the perfect country idyll. Wisps of clouds rise above the carefully maintained gardens. A string of Tibetan prayer...
10 Sep 2017
South Arm Road to Rangeley, ME - Old Blue and Bemis Mountain: Days 126-127
Tenacious, Nighthawk, and I hike over Old Blue and Bemis Mountain on our first day after leaving The Cabin. Maine serves up more of the typical Maine terrain: slippery slabs,...
09 Sep 2017
AT 2016 Virginia (7)
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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)