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Day 27 – Superior Hiking Trail 2015

Starting Location: Lone Tree Destination: Martin Road Today’s Miles: 11.6 Total Trip Miles: 268.6 Last night was by far the coldest of my entire 16 years of backpacking. None of us got much sleep. Even poor Penny was shivering until Sue covered her with one of her coats. She was out almost instantly after that. I Read More …

Day 26 – Superior Hiking Trail 2015

Starting Location: Fox Farm Pond Destination: Lone Tree Today’s Miles: 10.3 Total Trip Miles: 257.0 The night & daytime temperatures have gone up enough to make both pleasantly comfortable again. I am happy to crawl out of my warm cocoon & get going for the day when I am not shivering. I have a hard time Read More …

Day 25 – Superior Hiking Trail 2015

Starting Location: McCarthy Creek Destination: Fox Farm Pond Today’s Miles: 13.7 Total Trip Miles: 233.0 I no longer have the irresistible urge to rush home. Don’t get me wrong. I am looking forward to it. I want to enjoy every last minute I have here. I met Jim a couple days ago. Our paths intersected while Read More …

Day 24 – Superior Hiking Trail 2015

Starting Location: Reeves Falls Destination: McCarthy Creek Today’s Miles: 11.3 Total Trip Miles: 233.0 I wanted to shout out to the world. I finally made it to the exact spot I was at a month ago delivering my final supply cache. But as usual I had no connectivity ergo no one to share my moment of Read More …

Day 23 – Superior Hiking Trail 2015

Starting Location: Crow Creek Valley Destination: Reeves Falls Today’s Miles: 14.0 Total Trip Miles: 221.7 The change in season became blatantly obvious yesterday. I passed through sections of forest that had displayed their glorious colors & have now relinquished their leaves to the ground. The trees stood naked looking very barren. I wear my protective rain Read More …