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Premium Email Subscriber Jan 24, 2016 at 11:48 AM

I am doing the April 3, 2016 program. Was wondering if any one wanted to share a shuttle or rental car cost, or would offer a ride from the washington dc area. I will be in DC a day early and a couple of days after for the cherry blossom festival and am very flexible in my schedule. Looking forward to meeting everyone. Thanks. Dale

Premium Email Subscriber Oct 13, 2015 at 01:51 PM

Does anyone care to share the cost of the shuttle from Washington Dulles to the Sharpsburg center on Oct 31st? I'm arriving at 5pm on the 31st. I'm coming in a day earlier as flights from SF wouldn't get me there on time on Nov 1st. Feel free to email me at kulring@earthlink.net.
Thanks, Karen

Carolyn Ramsey Sep 21, 2015 at 11:14 AM

Anyone doing this program 1-5 November 2015?
RONALD NIESING Sep 21, 2015 at 02:32 PM

Did this two years ago. It was great fun. Took 3rd day to go to Gettysburg as 1st and 2nd were quite challenging. Did enjoy the Gettysburg experience.

Tim Venable Sep 06, 2015 at 10:39 AM

Myself and a friend are hiking the Sep 27-Oct 02 course. Looking forward to seeing and hiking the AT. Have read Ben Hammaker's book, and will be listening to Bill Bryson's book on the way up. My friend and I live in Florida and have been training for the hike, but Florida is kind of flat. So I am looking forward to the challenge and the adventure.

John Eckhouse Sep 04, 2015 at 09:28 PM

I've hiked all over the country, but this is my first RS program. I'm flying in from San Francisco and may be late in arriving so save me a seat at dinner ;- ) Looking forward to our hikes together.

Diana Sep 04, 2015 at 09:19 PM

Hi! I am doing the 9/6-11 hikes. It's my first RS program. I am coming from Montana. I can't wait to meet you all and do these hikes. It should be a lot of fun.

Deborah Reinemann Sep 03, 2015 at 10:58 AM

Hello Everyone! I have also wanted to hike the AT for many years, so now is my chance. I just hope I'm up to the rigor of these hikes. I'm driving from Illinois, with a stop in Virginia. I can't wait!

Sherry Justus Aug 13, 2015 at 07:48 PM

Hello fellow hikers on the 9/6-11 program! This is my first RS program and I've always wanted to hike the AT--has been on my life list for a long time. I am driving from the Philadelphia suburbs.

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