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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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Bruce's Thru-hike, Maine, Rock Trail

Week 26 – Beginning the Final Stage/State

I made this a 9-day “week” to make up for the days excluded from the Week 25 post – hopefully for fairly obvious reasons. These posts were never intended to be a strict coverage of...

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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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Bruce's Thru-hike, General, New Hampshire, Uncategorized

Week 24 – Entering the Whites: Beasts and Beauty

Throughout the pre-hike planning process and as you make your way north on the Appalachian Trail you are reminded regularly by YouTube vloggers, former thru-hikers, guide books, other...

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General, Vermont

Week 23 – Oh Vermont!, The Green Mountain State Part 2

During Week 23 I hiked the second half of Vermont – finishing my 12th state, crossing over the “500 miles to go” mark, and entering into New Hampshire, my next-to-last state....

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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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About the AT, Bruce's Thru-hike, General, New State, Virginia AT

WEEK 14— GETTING BACK ON THE TRAIL AND REACHING ANOTHER MILESTONE

WEEK 14 Date: 5/19 – 5/26 5/19 – return to trail (Pass Mountain shelter) 5/20 – hike to Gravel Springs shelter 5/21 – Front Royal 5/22 – Dick’s Dome/Whiskey Hollow 5/23 –...

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Gear, Oboz, Planning, Sponsors

OBOZ Post –Thru-hiking the AT: Beating Both the Bubble AND the Smokies? Part 1

Editor’s Note: The following article by Bruce first appeared on the Oboz Footwear website (see www.obozfootwear.com/community). Bruce is an “Ambassador” for Oboz and wrote...

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