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... to get up, changed, pack up the tents...all before breakfast! This was a particular challenge because, as the mountain is in Baxter State Park the rangers had put in place a number if restrictions, such as we couldn't pitch tents on grass (which might damage the ecosystem), so we had a hard gravel floor (no carry mats...we forgot those :-p). We then loaded up the van from our humble but homely camp site (complete ...
the following day we discovered a bull
sharing a bath w/ some ducks :)
on our last morning in the wild,
it seemed ...
... of the 100 mile wilderness and into Monson for the 4th of July. It was no easy task, even after we hiked two 17 mile days over rugged mountainous terrain. We underestimated the trail difficulty, and both nights ended up hiking into darkness and rain, using our headlamps to guide us. On the day of the 4th, we had a 15 mile hike into town, but were too worn out to make it at a reasonable hour. We stayed at a shelter 3 miles from town, and did not hear a single ...
... so it's nice to be able to clean up all the sweat, mud, and mosquito guts after a long day. The trail in this section is pretty remarkable. Most of the time you are hiking along uninhabited lakes and streams. Water is super plentiful here, as i cross streams and creeks dozens of times each day and ford rivers about twice a day. The water is so clear that it looks like it came out of a faucet, so i've been able to drink straight from the stream at ...
... to not plan on dry feet until Vermont. I Ate breakfast, purified some water, relaxed for a bit and then began hiking. It was a 10 mile hike out of Baxter, and then a mile or so to the entrance of the 100 mile wilderness. Today was also a day of rain, it probably halted for a combined hour or so. The walk through Baxter was beautiful, the trail started out following a series of lakes with small mountains emerging from the water ...
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