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Chaseat99 - Appalachian Trail Journal - 2015

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City: Axton
State: Virginia
Country: USA
Begins: Feb 1, 2015
Direction: Northbound

Daily Summary
Date: Wed, Jun 15th, 2016
Start: Camp
End: Camp
Daily Distance: 16.5
Trip Distance: 2,223.1
Hours Hiked: 8.38
Daily Ascent: 3360
Daily Descent: 3750
Entry Lat: 36.866894
Entry Lng: -81.356135
Min Temp: 70
Max Temp: 86

Journal Stats
Entry Visits: 356
Journal Visits: 50,828
Guestbook Views: 6,350
Guestbook Entrys: 16

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Sleep was pretty good last night even if 70 was the low. I camped just out
of sight of the AT. Walking by 6:30 just a mile down the trail at Possum
creek I noticed the temperature was 68, two degrees cooler than on the peak
where I camped.
By n noon the heat gets real bad, especially on the uphill s or in
the open. The trees at least offer some shade from direct sunlight.
I had a great cheeseburger and fries at the Barn Restaurant. A big
glass and a half of iced tea too. I was so stuffed it was hard to walk. The
old orchard and meadows whet open to the direct sun and I slowed to a
The creek that I planned to water up at was dry. Luckily there was Trail
Magic at the old one room school house. Ice cold water and drinks. I moved
along with the sky rumbling up a thunderstorm in the brew.
Set up camp same place my brother and I camped last year on our Through
Only 8 miles to go tomorrow and I am a 20,000 miller


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