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Bruce's Thru-hike, Maine

Week # 29: Mt. Katahdin – Journey’s End

This “week” consists of a single day – our summit of Mt. Katahdin completing the thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail. Thus, this is also the last blog post describing the 2,190.9-mile...

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Bruce's Thru-hike, Maine

Week 28 – The 100 Mile Wilderness

Week 28 – The 100 Mile Wilderness 8/25 – Monson to Long Pond Stream shelter 8/26 – Long Pond Stream shelter to stealth site at 2106.4 Barren/Chairbacks 8/27 – Stealth site to East...

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Bruce's Thru-hike, Maine

Week 27 – More Miles in Maine – Preparing to Finish

8/17 – Stratton – ME 27 to Safford Notch campsite Bigelows 8/18 – Safford Notch to West Carry Pond 8/19 – West Carry Pond to Pierce Pond 8/20 – Pierce Pond to Caratunk 8/21 –...

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General, Uncategorized

Week 25 – Can I finish this journey on my own?

I made this a 5-day “week” because it better captures logically/organizationally the theme for this week and sets up nicely the next “week” where I leave New Hampshire, enter Maine...

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General, Podcast

Week #11—Still Making Progress Toward Maine

WEEK # 11 April 30 – May 5 Roanoke/Daleville to Shenandoah “Still Making Progress Towards Maine” 4/30 – Daleville to Bobletts Gap 5/1 – Bobletts Gap to...

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General, Podcast, Uncategorized

WEEK #9—Eager for Spring and Eager for Family & Friends

WEEK # 9 4/15 – 4/21 (Marion to Pearisburg) “Eager for Spring and Eager for Family & Friends” Of course, not everyone approaches resupply the same way, but arriving in...

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Bruce's Thru-hike, Support ATC

Where is Bruce? – WEEK # 1

Editor’s note: These updates will be weekly (with some possible mid-week special reports. Generally, a “week” will run Wednesday through Tuesday. Thus, for the first week,...

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About the AT, Bruce's Thru-hike, Planning, Podcast

The Winter Supplement

I very recently posted on Instagram a photograph of the final two gear items I purchased and included in my gear for my attempt at a thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail.  The items were...

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About the AT, Support ATC

Jennifer Pharr Davis

If you listened to any of the podcasts about the preparation for my hike, you know that my buddy “Mighty Blue” enjoys questioning the wisdom of my decision to start in late...

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