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Day 14 – Icewater Spring Shelter

Friday, March 3 , 2017 Start Milepost: 196.4 Time: 07:30 End Milepost: 209.8 Time: 15:30 Miles hiked: 13.4 Weather: sunny, windy, cold, icy Temps: Low: 18°, High: 23° Blue Side trails: none Resupply: 1+ days Overnight: Icewater Spring Shelter Map: … Continue reading

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Day 11 – Fontana Lodge

Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017 Start Milepost: 152.8 Time: 07:11 End Milepost: 164.4 Time: 12:01 Miles hiked: 11.6 Weather: cloudy, rain after arriving the lodge Temps: Low: 50°, High: 61° Blue Side trails: none Resupply: 4+ days Overnight: Fontana Lodge Map: Click on … Continue reading

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Various Updates & Techniques Validated

Local hikes continued – with varying degrees of success. I returned to the Athletic Complex twice: once by myself for about 7.5 miles. I offer 7.5 because before I got a look at the saved data I lost my iPhone. … Continue reading

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Enjoying Winter Hikes

    A friend expressed interest in an AT hike early next year, while harboring concern about readiness for winter weather. Although not an expert, I shared some thoughts about the cold. With respect to cold weather…I have had several memorable … Continue reading

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