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Pressure D
City: Windsor
State: New York
Country: USA
Begins: Apr 8, 2013
Direction: Northbound

Daily Summary
Date: Sat, Jul 6th, 2013

Journal Stats
Entry Visits: 476
Journal Visits: 52,848
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Day 87, Mile 1176.5 - Stealth Campsite

We had a steep climb early in the morning but then we stayed on the ridge for most of the rest of the day. When we stopped for a break, another local hiker came in and asked if we had seen any rattlesnakes. He had been up there a week or 2 earlier and had seen a bunch. He was heading down a blue blaze side trail to a location where there was a den of rattlesnakes. I quickly headed for the white blaze one. We hiked exactly 20 miles today, which was a pretty good accomplishment in the hot humid weather. We were all pretty exhausted when we got to campsite. I didn't even feel like eating. But I forced myself to have something. I jumped in the stream behind our campsite and that helped cool me down. Tomorrow we will be heading for the 501 Shelter, which has a shower and you can order pizza to be delivered to the shelter. It will be a short day, but we might need it in the heat.

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The Appalachian Trail (A.T.) is more than 2,175-mile long footpath stretching through 14 eastern states from Maine to Georgia. Conceived in 1921 and first completed in 1937, it traverses the wild, scenic, wooded, pastoral, and culturally significant lands of the Appalachian Mountains. Learn more: www.appalachiantrail.org

 

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