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Day 44

Lost Mountain shelter to Thomas Knob shelter – 12.2 miles
495.4 / 1689.9

Today was a pretty easy day. I woke up before my alarm at 6:30 to a chorus of birds, a sunrise, various snores coming from tents, and warm air! 181 more words

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Day 45

Thomas Knob shelter to Trimpi shelter – 25.1 miles
520.5 / 1664.8

Another big day! 25 miles, we passed the 500 mile marker.. “Huge” – Donald trumps voice). 207 more words

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The Smoky Mountains

Day 18: Today we entered the Smokies with rain off and on all day. We got some nice vistas but didn’t get up the fire tower before the showers started. 534 more words


Post Trail Stress Symptoms

Though I was on the trail for less than a month, it seems like my brain has been permanently programmed to hiker mode. I wonder how long it will take to: 286 more words

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Day 164 (04.23.14) Weigh in Wednesday

  1. Get moving: Today I burned 1,468 calories.  Today I hiked 1.44 miles with my pack on, walked 1 mile on the treadmill, and played basketball for 30 minutes.
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Hiker's Sweet and Sour Shrimp

This recipe is a little on the expensive side. On Amazon, the 3-ounce packages of shrimp are around seven dollars each, making this entree a little pricey; however, when you are stuck in the middle of the 100 mile wilderness, and want something Asian, this recipe might do the trick. 229 more words

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Chicken Tetrazzini for the Appalachian Trail

Finding individual portions of protein is sometimes a challenge when packaging meals for the trail. Amazon has Sweet Sue Premium Chicken Breast in 3-ounce servings. Just perfect for one person. 181 more words

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