Push to the Highlands. Day #20

“Tomorrow should be another short one as well.” Not!

I tried, but I couldn’t do another short day. I woke early and decided to try to make two shelters ahead. That coupled with an 11 mile day tomorrow will get me into Damascus a day earlier.

I’m at Old Orchard tonight and will press on through Grayson Highlands tomorrow. I promise to take lots of photos; there were none today. The highlight of my day was a 10 min trail side nap. 😴

AT Thru-Hike Stats
Section Day #20 (5/28/19)
Start — Trimpi Shelter (524.2)
End — Old Orchard Shelter (510.1)
Today’s Mileage: 14.1
Total Section Miles: 219.7
Total Miles on AT: 935.1
Section Avg. Daily Miles: 11.0
“Zeros” Taken: 2
Section Avg. w/o Zeros: 12.2
Distance to Damascus: 39.5

Hold fast to dreams for if dreams die, life is a broken-winged bird that cannot fly. ― Langston Hughes

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