Monthly Archives: July 2017

Back at the Appalachian Trail – Day 5

Back at the Appalachian Trail - Day 5. Up early and on the trail. After a mile, I saw my first moose of the trip. Thus far, the wildlife list includes one moose, two ruffed grouse, two wood thrushes, many unseen birds, two garter snakes, four toads, one gray squirrel, and one shrew. No deer or bears.
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Back at the Appalachian Trail – Day 3

Back at the Appalachian Trail - Day 3. Up early and hiking at 6:24am. I anticipated an easy 9.5-mile walk to NH Hwy 25 where I'd walk 0.3 miles east to the Hikers Welcome hostel to pick up a food box then get back on the trail.
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Back at the Appalachian Trail – Day 2

Back at the Appalachian Trail - Day 2. Up early and on the trail. Sleeping was better than last night with cooler night air. I quickly found water in Grant Brook. The big clime of the day, 2100 of elevation gain, started when I crossed the Lyme-Dorchester Road.
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