Down…

Hiked along the ridge and down into Port Clinton. It was more of the same: mud, rocks and heat. The last mile was a 1,000 ft descent to the Schuylkill River. Wow!!

It’s also prime deer hunting country here. In Hamburg, where I’m spending the night, is the world’s biggest Cabela’s. They even have a gun range.

AT Thru-Hike Stats
Section Day #6 (7/1/18)
Start – Eagles Nest Shelter 1209.9
End – Port Clinton Post Office 1218.7
Today’s mileage: 8.8
Total section miles: 68.7
Total miles on AT: 715.7
Avg daily miles (section 5) – 11.5

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

2 thoughts on “Down…

  1. Take care Chris. It may be rough now but I’m sure it will get easier soon.
    What is the daily temperature on the trail?

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  2. Be safe on those rocks, you don’t need a twisted ankle or worse! Now, you know all about where the Ice Age came thru! I grew up in northwestern PA ,in the Allegheny Mts.

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