A Week on the Appalachian Trail with a Homeless Stranger

The Colorado Drifter. Photo by Andy Miller.
Candid photo of Mike resting near a rock. Photo by Andy Miller.
Food being prepared at camp. Photo by Andy Miller.
The author at an overlook along the Appalachian Trail. Photo from author’s personal collection.
Mike guzzling Mountain Dew on the back of Blood Mountain. Photo by Andy Miller.
The shuttle ride into Hiawassee. Mike is in the blue scrubs. Photo by Andy Miller.
Mike with his new backpack and trusty Mountain Dew bottle. Photo by Andy Miller.
Mike & the author at the Georgia-North Carolina line. Photo from author’s personal collection.
The Colorado Drifter hiking towards the sunrise. Photo by Andy Miller.

Dad. Husband. Adventurer. Follow my journey along the Appalachian Trail, in the thick of the Carolina wilderness, and back home in Michigan. HikingCarolina.com

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