1023 Bristol, VT

The story is now up to date! We’re headed to Williamstown, MA to spend the night in a motel tomorrow, Monday. I can leave the van there until we return. Tues morning at 7:30 we’ll get a ride to the trailhead where we got off the trail and hike about 10...

1022 Bristol, VT

It’s another Zero Day. – Sleep late – Wash clothes – Run errands – Sort food – Check weather – Walk Sherman a few times around the property – Update Blog – Get food for dinner and help Chris do the sous chef part It...

1021 Bennington, VT to Bristol, VT

It rains again overnight. We arise at 6:30. I intend to be on the trail by 8:00. Well, we start hiking at 9. The mind makes a quick run through being late. Being caught in the rain. It always taking longer to get out of the shelter that I “want” it to… It’s 1.5 miles...

1020 Melville Nauheim Shelter

I wake at 5:45 to watch the sunrise develop from bed. Today is a race with the rain. There are weather forecasts that say rain starting as early as 1pm and other saying at 4pm. We’re hiking with Queen and Timber. They start at 7:30. We start at 8:10. Our initial...

1019 Kid Gore Shelter

43.8 miles to the Southern Terminus. In the middle of the night, there is another torrential rain. It too stops after a couple hours, the winds rise again and the dancing trees release more of their treasure. Today is a 15+ mile day including the last big mountain on...