day 3 begins!

Just a quick update this morning!  Day #1 was our travel day. Up at 3am traveled to airport with family and PG as chauffeur.  Day #2 was our “trail hazing” with rain, hail, ice falling from trees,  a strong wind and soaked through. We stayed at Hawk Mountain shelter setting up a wet tent in the rain and climbing into sleeping bags to warm up. So only about 5 miles.  Today we will do 7

miles to Gooch mountain shelter then Saturday to the 30 mile mark where the outfitter is and our first food drop.   This is so much fun!  More in a few days.


About dragonfly2013at

Years ago i was walking in nature and a dragonfly landed on my hand. My hiking companion commented,"Change is coming in your life." Indeed, it was! I worked in business where pumps were the fashion. I left it for work where orange shoes are appreciated. This suits me. I love what I do. I just need a break to refresh and so I am! I am the 4th of 11 children. Years ago orange shoes assured that I would not be left behind (we moved a lot)...or suffer face first in a snow drift for too long. I will wear orange laces on the hike. Orange is not in hiking boot fashion at this time. Blessings on the journey. Dragonfly
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4 Responses to day 3 begins!

  1. Tina says:

    Thanks for the great map and article!
    Fun to see where the trail goes. Thinking of you on your journey.

  2. Peg says:

    glad to hear you are on your way! hope you have better weather going forward. talk soon. !!

  3. Jane R. says:

    Yeah, you made it!

  4. Pam says:

    Even with that weather I feel so excited and wish to backpack some again! Happy Trails!

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