The Gomite's Profile

Name: The Gomite
Level / Points:

1,050 points
I am a: Backpacker - I prefer backpacking over hiking
I go hiking: Three or four times per year
I usually go on hikes that are: Easy to Moderate
Gender: Male
Birthplace: Charleston, West Virginia
Country: United States
State: West Virginia
City: Beckley
Postal Code/ZIP: 25801
My Best Hike: Chimney Rock State Park, North Carolina - October 1989.
Best Hike Description: "It snowed but we had a huge fire and lots of ladies to keep us warm. And then there was the game ending question in "I Never."
My Worst Hike: Rod Hollow Shelter, Virginia - May 1996.
Worst Hike Description: "BirdShooter tried to make me eat macaroni with a locust in it."
A Memorable Trail Moment: Most Memorable Trail Moment: Appalachian Trail, Virginia - May 1996. "We stopped at Papa Nick's Restaurant at Ashley Gap and a female thru-hiker called me a p**** because I was sore after hiking ten miles."
Dumbest Trail Move: "Nike tennis shoes/canvas hiking boots. They tore up my feet."

The Gomite's Hikes

  Name Country State/Province/Region Difficulty Distance Rating
Panthertown Valley - Panthertown Creek Panthertown Valley - Panthertown Creek United States North Carolina Easy to Moderate 4.20 miles 4 stars
Chattooga River Trail – Salt Trough Ford Chattooga River Trail – Salt Trough Ford United States South Carolina Moderate to Difficult 10.40 miles 4 stars

The Gomite's Trip Reports