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RTK Challenge Podcast Episode #44 – Week 27

As all things must do, the end was in sight as Bruce set off into the 100 Mile Wilderness last week. I didn’t hear from him again until Saturday evening when he had summited Katahdin...

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RTK Challenge Podcast #43 – Week 26

    Bruce is now within a week of Katahdin, at Monson, preparing for the 100 Mile Wilderness. By the time you hear this show, he’ll be in the wilderness and out of touch,...

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RTK Challenge Podcast #42 – Week 25

  With just a couple of weeks left on the trail, Bruce reassesses his difficulty rating after his New Hampshire and Maine experience. Recon has sustained an injury that forced him from...

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RTK Podcast Episode #41 – Week 24

Bruce is in the last state–Maine. He has already gone through the Mahoosuc Notch, a kind of rocky jigsaw puzzle, where you work out the best route as you move through it. The pictures...

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RTK Challenge Podcast Episode #40 – Week 23

Bruce has been in one of my favourite parts of the trail; The White Mountains in New Hampshire. As always, he has researched his subject and knew what to expect. Consequently, he has had a...

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RTK Challenge Podcast Episode #39 – Week 22

With twelve states in his rearview mirror, Bruce has started New Hampshire. As he alludes to in the show, this is a moment that makes you bring Katahdin into clearer focus and, in of...

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RTK Challenge Podcast #38 – Week 21

With Bruce hiking in the lurking shadow of Mt Killington and Vermont, we caught up this week. His mood had turned around from his “Banana Pudding Moment” and, probably...

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Bruce's Thru-hike, Connecticut, Podcast

Week 20 – Recharging the Emotional Batteries

7/1 – Bulls Bridge, CT to Kent, CT 7/2 – Zero day with Amy 7/3 – Kent, CT to Cornwall Bridge, CT 7/4 – Cornwall Bridge, CT to Salisbury, CT 7/5 – Salisbury, CT to Glen Brook...

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RTK Challenge Podcast Episode #37 – Week Twenty

This past week, Bruce put up a post on his blog that, for the first time, revealed some of the insecurities that can come with a long-distance hike. While we spoke about his latest progress...

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RTK Challenge Podcast Episode #36 – Week 19

Bruce spent several days off the trail this week. He has family in Connecticut and spent a couple of days with them, then a day hike with his daughter Amy and a family member. Though not in...

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