After being off the trail for a week, the Double Dave's reconnect in Duncannon, PA. They then proceed toward Port Clinton, PA through an area of forest devastated by Gypsy Moth catepillars.
The Double Dave's travel on the trail across the narrow portion of Maryland. A good portion of the state involves hiking along the long ridge of South Mountain.
The Double Daves hike through the beautiful Shenandoah National Park and find themselves among a few other thru-hikers.
The Double Daves break out of a hiking slump and arrive at Fontana Dam, the entrance to the Great Smoky Mountain National Park. They get their backcountry camping permit and begin hiking the Appalachian Trail through...