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Journey’s End

Journey’s End

Slider and I hiked together up to Jay Peak—the last big peak on the Long Trail. It was surprisingly not a difficult climb at all and was over much sooner than expected. I woke up thinking that once I had Jay down, that it’d be a smooth 9 miles to the...
Like Mahoosuc Notch

Like Mahoosuc Notch

  My day started out with the Mahoosuc Notch-esque (the so-called hardest mile on the AT) rock scramble slippery wet jumble of Devil’s Gulch. Unlike yesterday, today was pretty toasty. The most notable part of my day was at the end. I crossed Highway 242...
Maple Syrup and the Great Wall of China

Maple Syrup and the Great Wall of China

  Made it to Johnson last night, but the woman who picked me up in the pouring rain as I was hitch-hiking into town was really curious where I came from and what had happened to me. It wasn’t until several hours later when I finally looked in the mirror...
Lost, Thirsty, Storms, and Loving It

Lost, Thirsty, Storms, and Loving It

Most epic day ever. Well, on this trail. So, thunderstorms are supposed to be rolling in this afternoon AND I have to go over the highest, most exposed peak on the whole trail today. This means getting up at 5AM and booking it. Going over Mt. Mansfield was awesome. It...
Jonesville to Johnson–not as bad as they say

Jonesville to Johnson–not as bad as they say

So I figured that my 5:30 am 2-mile walk from Damforth shelter to the road would be a pleasant, easy, stroll. No such luck. It was so steeply downhill, that I really feel like the trail was designed to only travel over the hardest parts of any mountain. First resupply...