Day 113: Entering Vermont

Day 113 Mount Greylock to Bennington Vermont Miles Hiked: 24.7 AT Milage: 1612.8 This morning I woke up to a bright bunk room. I planned to wake up at 5:30 am to go see the sunrise. Another hiker "Noodle" set his alarm clock for us to wake up and go outside. Seeing how light it... Continue Reading →

Day 111: Dalton and Cheshire

Day 111 Kay Wood shelter to Mark Noepel Shelter Miles Hiked: 16.7 AT milage: 1584.8 This morning I woke up and my back was hurting a bit. Then I realized I had rolled off my sleeping pad and was sleeping on the ground all night. It was 6am and I laid in my sleeping bag... Continue Reading →

Day 110: Upper Goose Pond

Day 110 Upper Goose Pond Cabin to Kay Wood Shelter Miles Hiked: 17.6 AT Milage: 1568.1 This morning I woke up in Upper Goose Pond Cabin at 6am. I had a great night if sleep on the comfortable mattress in the bunk room with no mosquitos bothering me. Around 6:30am I got out of bed... Continue Reading →

Day 109: Trail Stand

Day 109Tom Leonard Shelter to Upper Goose Pond ShelterAT Milage: 1550.5Miles Hiked: 21.3Last night topped my already worst night of staying in a shelter with mosquitos. I didn't sleep at all last night and was constantly slapping myself and the mosquitos away from me. At 5:30 am I decided I was so annoyed I might... Continue Reading →

Day 108: Entering Massachusetts

Day 108Brassie Brook Shelter to Tom leonard ShelterMiles Hiked: 23.2AT Milage: 1529.2Last night I had the shelter all to myself for the first time. I was bothered by mosquitos but it was bareable. It was the first night in a long time where it was slightly chilly enough to wear my wool sleeping outfit in... Continue Reading →

Day 107: New Kicks at Last

Day 107 Pine Swamp Brook Shelter to Brassie Brook Shelter Miles Hiked: 19.9 AT Milage: 1506.0 Last night was the worst night I've ever had in a shelter. The mosquitos were crazy. I was constantly batting them away from me in my sleep and the buzzing noises would not stop. I thought I was going... Continue Reading →

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