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AT Update #27 – Manchester Center, VT to Hanover, NH

October 7, 2015

I left The Green Mountain House on August 28th and only hiked a few miles out to the first shelter. The following day, August 29th, was my 5 month anniversary on the Appalachian Trail. I hiked an easy 14.5 mile day and stopped at Big Branch Shelter for the night. A group of us built […]

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AT Update #26 – Dalton, MA to Manchester Center, VT

September 30, 2015

I left Dalton, MA on the morning of August 22nd. On the 23rd, I climbed the highest point in Massachussetts, which was my 5th high point ever!   Hearing of some discounted Mexican food, I hitched a ride into Williamstown, MA to eat dinner at Desperado’s. A nice couple, Zizi and Ric, pulled over and offered […]

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AT Update #25 – Great Barrington, MA to Dalton, MA

September 16, 2015

After an enjoyable zero in Great Barrington, MA, I would love to say I was ready to hike. But, honestly, the newness and excitement of hiking had long worn off. My feet were still sore, my legs stiff. I suppose that is one of the many mental challenges involved in hiking–delayed gratification.  Successful people continue […]

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AT Update #24 – RPH Shelter to Great Barrington, MA

September 10, 2015

The sun was setting as I cooked dinner at RPH Shelter. I had such a wonderful time in NYC and was somewhat bummed out when I returned to the trail. I knew I would be a couple days behind the hikers I had gotten to know when I returned to the trail after Sugar died…and […]

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