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Not done yet!

I miss everyone already. While I felt ready to be done, I’m already jealous of my friends that are still hiking. Luckily my hiker trash days are not yet over. Because I finished a few days before laura will meet … Continue reading

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Katahdin

Words can’t express. 5.2 miles of feeling raw. Not knowing how to feel. Not knowing if I would cry or jump for joy or scream. We walked, and scrambled, the whole way with a sobo, philos, who was just starting … Continue reading

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Almost there

I feel so very lucky to have started with an amazing hiking partner who showed me everything I needed to know to complete this trail, and lucky to have found another good friend to finish with. Wish Alex were here … Continue reading

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Random service

Keeping phone off to save battery for the big summit. But, turned it on for photo of swimming at the lake, and I have 1G! I’ll summit the 16th. !!!!!!!!!!!!!! That my friends, is katahdin.

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7/12 first day in the 100

Slept on trail, so scurried this morning to get up and move everything before anyone showed up. We hung out in monson for 5 or so hours but wanted to get out of town for the sake of having an … Continue reading

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100 miles of … WILDERNESS!! 7/11

Don’t worry. We have 5 days of food. And sobos are still nice and fleshy. I might have service, I might not, but I’ll keep you posted as I can! Sub 115. Over’n’out. Oh one more story. I was avoiding … Continue reading

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7/9 7/10

Camped at moxie pond, on the north side of the mountain. Going into out last resupply tomorrow. Eeks! More 2000 markers Trail dangers. One could see why I might run into trees. At the beach! Walked off trail to Harrison’s … Continue reading

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Whites part 3

Left off after a long day in the whites at mizpah hut. Weather report calling for storms in the afternoon and high wind all day. I personally didn’t realize what the high wind advisory really meant. Figured we weren’t going … Continue reading

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2000

2000 miles. !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Big climb out of town, as usual. Lew-ellyn from the B&B drove us back to trail after a nice breakfast, second breakfast at the diner, the post office, and her pies were done in the oven. She … Continue reading

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Stratton maine

Not much but hiking happened today. The main bit of excitement actually happened at the end of the day, and excitement is the wrong word. It was more frustration and disgust. Someone did a pack dump. Normally we simply can’t … Continue reading

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