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AT Day 106 – The descent from hell

30th July 20 miles Mt Moosilauke (1796.6) to Bushcamp (1816.6) I was cold overnight. Temperatures around freezing, a cold wind and condensation forming on the sleeping bag combined for a sleepless night. Bu...

AT Day 105 – Mt Moosilauke sunset

29th July 20.7 miles Bushcamp (1775.9) to Mt Moosilauke (1796.6) 'Have you heard of the Omlette Man', said fellow hiker Pinnapple as he overtook me. 'He cooks up omlettes for hikers, he's a trail angel'. I...

AT Day 104 – Hiking outside the bubble 

28th July 23 miles Bushcamp (1752.9) to Bushcamp (1775.9) It rained overnight, or was it a dream. I slept so well I couldn't be sure but my tent was wet. Whatever rain fell had disappeared, all I could see ...

AT Day 103 – Hanover, New Hampshire 

27th July 9 miles Bushcamp (1743.9) to Bushcamp (1752.9) As I had no phone or watch, I'm not sure what time I woke this morning or what time I set off hiking. In fact, without my watch I wasn't sure how many...

AT Day 102 – Problems solved, the trail awaits

26th July 19.6 miles Hwy 12 Earlybird's House (1724.5)Bushcamp (1743.9) The trail was calling me and I had to go. The last day or so hanging out with Earlybird has refreshed the mind, body and soul. Thank yo...

AT Day 101 – Houston we have a problem 

25th July 0 miles Earlybird's House (1724.5) I woke in the morning to the sounds of birds and and gentle rays of morning entering my bedroom window. I had no idea what time it was, did I sleep in till midday...

AT Day 100 – A wet but not miserable day

24th July 20.4 miles  Killington (1704.1) to Hwy 12 Earlybird's House (1724.5) I stepped out the front door of the hotel to dark grey clouds and imminent rain. Just after 6am I started hiking and by aro...

AT Day 99 – Climbing Mt Killington 

23rd July 27 miles  Bushcamp (1677.1) to Killington (1704.1) If I could rate my sleep last night it would be 5 stars. The thought of a freaky dude returning to camp was forgotten. Thumper and I were on...

AT Day 98 – My love for the trail has returned 

22nd July 23.4 miles  Bromley Mountain (1653.7) to Bushcamp (1677.1) I woke several times during the night. First at 2am to take some photos of the stars. They didn't turn out as good as I expected, I n...

AT Day 97 – Star watching

21st July  14.1 miles Bushcamp (1639.6) to Bromley Mountain (1653.7) It was a quick 3.5 hour hike into the town of Manchester via the sidetrail at Prospect Rock. Once we hit the highway a car stopped t...

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