Lilian C. Cheung
Hello, World! Developer, Data Engineer/Scientist, Hiker.
Quarter Way Inn to Angel's Rest Hiker Haven: Days 48-54
Subjectively speaking, the terrain from Partnership Shelter to Pearisburg is not one of my favorite areas of Virginia. Views seem few and far between.One night, I bolt upright at 1...
23 May 2017
Grayson Highlands to Chatfield Shelter: Days 43-47
I escape heavy rain for half of my first day out of Damascus, but my luck runs out after lunch. I see and hear the storm before it hits me:...
16 May 2017
Moreland Gap Shelter to Damascus, VA: Days 38-42
Before leaving the hotel, I fashion myself a makeshift rain fly with a plastic bag and hope for sunny weather. We all head to the lobby for breakfast, piling our...
11 May 2017
Zeros in Banner Elk: Days 36-37
Two zeros at the Best Western in Banner Elk. Six of us holed up in a room. We gorge on the free breakfast. Explore town. Try more restaurants. Watch all...
06 May 2017
Roan Highlands: Days 34-35
After a leisurely hike up Roan Mountain, I find Tenacious lunching at Roan High Knob shelter. The shelter is a cabin, enclosed with log walls on all four sides. I...
04 May 2017
Weaverville, NC to Greasy Creek Campsite: Days 29-33
‘Let me know when you’re in the Hot Springs, NC to Erwin, TN area,’ reads a text on my phone. Woody: a semi-retired friend I’d met on my first section...
02 May 2017
Standing Bear Hostel to Jerry's Cabin Shelter: Days 24-27
I awake to find a pool of water at the bottom of my tent. Condensation drips from the walls; every now and again, spritzes of water land on my face....
27 Apr 2017
Through the Smoky Mountains: Days 18-23
There is a brief roadwalk from the Fontana Hilton, across the dam, and into the surrounding woods before the official start of the Smoky Mountains.
22 Apr 2017
Winding Stair Gap to Fontana Dam: Days 13-17
News spreads that the Winding Stair Gap fires are contained and the trail is open! Ron Haven shuttles me and Silas to Winding Stair Gap at 9:00 am.
16 Apr 2017
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