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Monthly Archives: May 2013

Day 74, May 27th

Long time without and update so here it goes. So since my last blog post I took 5 more zero days. I needed a break from hiking. I was getting bored and lost the motivation and reason why I am on this adventure. Did a lot of thinking and think I’ve got it handled. So … Continue reading »

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Day 66, May 19th

Sorry about the lack of updates. I will update the days I missed sometime soon. I just got a ride back to Bland, VA (587.1 mile marker) from Trail Days in Damascus, VA. I took 6 zero days for the festival. Hitting the trail again in the morning and should hit over 600 miles. Trail … Continue reading »

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Day 53, May 6th

Woke up to rain again this morning. Conferred with the other guys in the shelter and decided to wait it out. Sun came out around 10:30am and I was on the trail by 11:00am. Weird day. Went from cold and windy to hot and humid. I felt disgusting. Dirty, sweaty, and just wanting to take … Continue reading »

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Day 52, May 5th

Zero day ate Saunders Shelter. First zero day not in a town. -Cold, windy, and rained hard all day. -Gus wasn’t feeling well. Made a mess on my sleeping bag and fleece jacket. Cleaned it the stream. Glad he is feeling better now. -Met Rob a section hiker, Johnny Walker, and Blacksquatch. Hung out with … Continue reading »

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Day 51, May 4th

Got a late start today from town. Made it 8.6 miles to the Saunders Shelter. Decided to stop because weather was coming in. Supposed to get lots of rain for the next couple days. I heard up to 3 inches. It also cooled down a lot. Must have gotten down around freezing. Can’t wait for … Continue reading »

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Day 50, May 3rd

2nd zero day in Damascus, VA -Resupplied for me and Gus to Atkins, VA -Did a lot of reading. Finished my first book in the trail.

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Day 49, May 2nd

Zero day in Damascus, VA! -Ate breakfast at the Blue Blaze Cafe. Had a hit fudge sundae at the Dairy King. Love food. -Got my Kindle at the Post Office. Love it. -Thanks to Ryan, Adrienne, and Grayson for the Amazon Gift Card. Awesome surprise!!! -Took a hot shower. Never can get enough of these. … Continue reading »

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Day 48, May 1st

-Finished my 3rd state. Now in Virginia. -Did the Damascathon (26.2 miles) into Damascus, VA. Trail Town, USA

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Day 47, April 30th

Been lazy with updating my blog. I will do some bullet points for the next couple entries. -Stayed at Iron Mountain Shelter. -Met a crazy person while taking a break and filling water. We called the ATC so they could notify the authorities. Did 14.3 miles today.

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