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#1 Billy Jack

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Posted 02 November 2012 - 04:11 PM

On February 16th I started at Springer mtn in GA. On the way a posted my progress a few time. I even made a stop at the Vibes to see you folks. October 9th I summited Mt. Katahdin in ME. I completed the entire 2184 miles of trail. I will try to get a picture posted soon. Thank you all for your love and support.

Billy Jack

#2 Tim the Beek

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Posted 02 November 2012 - 04:14 PM

:clap:

My hat is off to you!

#3 MeOmYo

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Posted 02 November 2012 - 04:16 PM

:clap:

was nice meeting you at vibes

#4 Mutant

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Posted 02 November 2012 - 04:18 PM

Congratulations, man! When TEO first posted the news on the board, I didn't realize that it was you. Then Kathi showed me the same picture from Facebook and confirmed it. How life-changing was it?

I was a little surprised that I didn't hear from you when you were in the area. The trail passes within ten miles of the house. I heard that you were behind schedule, so I don't blame you for pushing through to the end when you hit northern New England.

#5 Billy Jack

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Posted 02 November 2012 - 04:41 PM

Sorry I didn't stop by. Ill have to make it up to you guys with a visit. The trip was everything I wanted it to be and a lot more. Ill be glad to share some goodtimes and stories.

#6 Mutant

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Posted 02 November 2012 - 04:47 PM

No need to be sorry, friend. You were wise to keep your eyes on the prize. :thumbup:

#7 August West

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Posted 02 November 2012 - 04:54 PM

an amazing feat of foresight, strength and determination. congratulations

#8 gregoir

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Posted 02 November 2012 - 05:05 PM

Congrats. How is the invisible tent holding up?

#9 tyedyedee

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Posted 02 November 2012 - 06:13 PM

that is just incredible...i am eager to see pics! :clapping:

#10 noro

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Posted 03 November 2012 - 12:30 AM

Congratulations! Love the Billy Jack movies

#11 KrisNYG

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Posted 03 November 2012 - 12:33 AM

NIce job, Billy Jack! :clapping:

#12 KrisNYG

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Posted 03 November 2012 - 12:33 AM

Congrats. How is the invisible tent holding up?


:rolling:

#13 Roasted and Toasted

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Posted 03 November 2012 - 02:25 AM

Congrats again, and thank you for your kind reply.

#14 Mama Kel

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Posted 03 November 2012 - 01:40 PM

Amazing!! Congrats :clap:

#15 Jambear

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Posted 03 November 2012 - 02:04 PM

So cool!!!!!

Great job!

#16 scarfire

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Posted 03 November 2012 - 04:35 PM

congratulations billy jack!

that's an accomplishment of a lifetime. you should be proud of yourself. :bigsmile:

#17 Billy Jack

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Posted 03 November 2012 - 04:38 PM

Thanks again everyone. My invisible tent is made of only the finest materials fit for a king and still kicking ass.

#18 Lostsailr

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Posted 03 November 2012 - 04:47 PM

light, but durable. That's the way to go.
Great accomplishment!

#19 suburbanite84

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Posted 04 November 2012 - 01:19 AM

How bad are the blisters?

#20 TEO

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Posted 05 November 2012 - 01:43 PM

AWESOME!!!

Next up, back to team training for the RIO Olympics. :wink:

#21 Eddie Z

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Posted 05 November 2012 - 02:00 PM

Congrats man!!!

Did you by chance run into Hungus and his now fiance' Pace? Good friends of mine, who just completed the AT this season. they left GA a little later than you though...I think they started in march 15th or so.

#22 mayfly

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Posted 05 November 2012 - 09:19 PM

from one thru hiker to another - congrats. your life will never be the same having that wonderful experience to relate / flashback to whenever you need it. Now begins the adjustment period... LOL holding your bladder / bowels, not gorging when you get to a restaurant, not mice proofing your food wherever you go, running water !

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