August 12, 2017 9:24 PM Total Miles: 1943 Day 134 For some reason sleep last night was difficult in the shelter. Tossing and turning, waking up every couple hours. Miserable. I couldn't wait for it to be time to wake up. Finally, six o clock rolled around and it was time to get moving. Outside… Continue reading Day 135: Pure Beauty.
August 10, 2017 8:44 PM Total Miles: 1908 Day 132 My eye lids didn't want to open and my body didn't want to leave the hotel bed again. Gorham is a black hole that sucks you in. No no no. I want to stay but knew that I needed to get up as the clock… Continue reading Day 133: Hello Maine!
August 9, 2017 8:56 PM Total Miles: 1892 Day 130 Another bed that I could of taken another zero in. Half of me dreaded getting up and the other half was ready. Lets knock this out. Lets get to Maine. We were ready to go around 9:30 but Gorham's willingness to give hikers a hitch… Continue reading Day 131: Some days don’t go as planned and that’s okay.
August 7, 2017 4:41 PM Total Miles: 1870 Day 128 I am not sure how to even start this post. Today was by far the hardest day on the trail for me. Physically, mentally, emotionally. We woke up from Madison hut around 6 am and put off putting on our wet, frigid clothes until we… Continue reading Day 129: “I am really emotional right now!”
August 5, 2017 8:12 PM Total Miles: 1862 Day 126 Last night the rain let up and I was able to fall asleep smoothly. However, Nothing over the night dried so packing up a wet tent unfortunately had to happen. The clouds looked ominous but caused the lake at our camp site to look alluring.… Continue reading Day 127: The Nerves are back.
August 3, 2017 6:20 PM Total Miles: 1841 Day 124 This morning I spent time chatting with Chet the owner while having breakfast. Such a neat man to open his home up for thru hikers. You could tell by how he talked that he absolutely loved doing it every year. We left and after a… Continue reading Day 125: I can’t believe my eyes.
August 1, 2017 9:04 PM Total Miles: 1816 Day 122 Today we had to climb the highest mountain since Virginia. Mt. Moosilauke that was 4800 feet. It consisted of a 4.5 mile uphill. Just up and up and up. No switchbacks like the south. Just straight up. My favorite part of the uphills is when… Continue reading Day 123: Get Ready Legs.
July 30, 2017 8:27 PM Total Miles: 1786 Day 120 Always hard to leave a bed and warm house to get back to the trail, but I was ready this morning. It felt good to get back into the woods. Home sweet home. Every time I take a zero it feels like I have taken… Continue reading Day 121: Welcome To The Whites.
July 28, 2017 10:07 PM Total Miles: 1747 Day 118 Linda the trail angel we stayed with had fruit out and coffee ready to go as soon as the rooster started his morning call. We were settling on her front porch gathering our packs/eating breakfast and she brought out plates filled with eggs and sausage.… Continue reading Day 119: Resting The Body.
July 26, 2017 7:51 PM Total Miles: 1738 I started slowly waking up early around 4:45 as I heard people below rumbling about. I couldn't really see out the cabin windows. Maybe there is a sunrise? Next thing I know, I jump up and snap my foot back as I feel something grabbing it. Being… Continue reading Day 117: Dream big and make it happen.