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... I began receiving concerned texts about what kind of wife I must be for putting him in deliberate danger. :-/ I tried to remain positive: We're ready! We can do this! It won't be so bad! People do this everyday, why can't we?
Our wonderful landlord delivered us a Keurig on Friday so, come 4 am on Saturday morning, we made coffees, lunches, packed up rain gear, flashlights, waters and snacks, tied up our hiking boots and were out the door at 5 am. The drive ...
... 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 ...
Since the center of the 100 mile wilderness, I continued to hike with the guys from OSU, or "The Summah Boys" as they signed themselves in the shelter journal entries. It was a nice change from my prior solitude, and the company helped pass the days a little faster. We all continued to get along well, and would share diminished resources with each other such as stove fuel and water treatment chemicals. Like I said in the previous entry, our original goal was to make ...
Today I made it to Jo Mary road, the center of the 100 mile wilderness and a gravel road used for logging and emergency extraction. It was my first day completely free of rain, but the trail was still flooded and covered in mud and long puddles. I did 16 miles today, my longest yet, and my wet feet are hating me for it. Made it to a shelter that has a large waterfall and swimming hole directly in front of it. All of the shelters are located beside rivers ...
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