Day #15 (43 total) – Massachusetts

It’s been an eventful day and a half since my last post.  I crossed into Massachusetts this afternoon coming into North Adams / Williamstown.  I have now hiked through Vermont on the A.T.  Yeah!


I ended up hiking with “Wildcat” yesterday.  It turns out he’s the Trail Chaplain embedded on the A.T. by the Methodist Church.  We had a ton in common.  He’s also the second Triple Crowner that I’ve met.

We passed a large beaver bog that was amazing,

and met “Dixie” – from Alabama.  She’s hiked all the way from Georgia.

Best of all, Wildcat helped me dress the one blister I’ve gotten.


(Sorry for the gross medical photo. 💉)

I’m in Williamstown tonight at a motel.  It’s nice to be dry and clean.  🚿  My brother Nat is visiting from Boston tomorrow.  I’ll be back on the trail at  Mount Greylock in 2 days for the final 50 miles of my journey.

Hike Statistics:
Day #15 section 2 (#43 total)
Miles from Katahdin, ME – 596.6
Miles from Hanover, NH – 154.4
Miles to Great Barrington, MA – 71.6
Total miles on A.T. – 449.2
Avg daily miles (section 2) – 10.3
Avg daily miles (total) – 10.4

There are three things extremely hard: steel, a diamond, and to know one’s self. – Benjamin Franklin ☕️

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