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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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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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RTK Challenge Podcast Episode #35 – Week 18

Bruce and his daughter, Brook, shared a couple of days hiking in New York this week.  So, after chatting with Bruce, I also had a word with Brooke about her father’s almost serene...

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RTK Challenge Podcast Episode #34 – Week 17

Hoping for somewhat of a respite from Pennsylvania, Bruce had a tough time in one of the New York sections, skipping it temporarily when the forecast showed 100% chance of rain. As always,...

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RTK Challenge Episode #33 – Week 16

Bruce invited yet another guest hiker to join him on his journey. The only problem might be that Pennsylvania isn’t the easiest place to get your trail legs. Further, combining the...

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