Follow white blazes southbound from Mt. Katahdin summit to Simmons Gap, VA overcoming all obstacles, physical and mental, including but not limited to: cold; heat; rain; snow; lightning; Lyme Disease; delirium; hunger; gluttony; sleeplessness; overexertion; poisonous plants; boredom; excitement; wild animals; "odd" people; government agents; thirst; stream crossings; darkness; difficult access to fermented malt and hops beverages; poisonous snakes; giardia lamblia; hantavirus; black flies, mosquitoes and the like; game hunters; no or poor mobile phone service; no television; limited bathing opportunities, etc., etc., etc.
Start date is August 11 +/- a day or so. Anticipate ending around November 1 unless delays, breakdowns, or extension dictate otherwise.
Travel at your own expense and risk(s).
,Not an outing for beginners.