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Day 22 – Superior Hiking Trail 2015

Starting Location: Gooseberry Falls Destination: Crow Creek Valley Today’s Miles: 7.3 Total Trip Miles: 207.7 “Focus on the journey, not the destination. Joy is found not in finishing an activity, but in doing it.” -Greg Anderson I am in the reflective phase of my journey. I expected to come out of this trip changed somehow. In Read More …

Day 21 – Superior Hiking Trail 2015

Starting Location: Split Rock Destination: Gooseberry Falls Today’s Miles: 4.7 Total Trip Miles: 200.4 My campsite was right on the shores of Lake Superior next to Split Rock last night. The waves lulled me to sleep & kept me there for the most part. I slept better than I have the past few nights. I also Read More …

Day 20 – Superior Hiking Trail 2015

Starting Location: Beaver Pond Destination: Split Rock Today’s Miles: 8.5 Total Trip Miles: 195.7 It’s the last day of September & I believe I spent the night in the first frost of the season. It was too cold for a good night’s sleep so I settled for little catnaps in between rolling around in an effort Read More …

Day 19 – Superior Hiking Trail 2015

Starting Location: Penn Creek Destination: Beaver Pond Today’s Miles: 11.9 Total Trip Miles: 187.2 After a fitful nights rest, I wake to a brisk morning. I hustle getting my things packed back up in a feeble attempt to stay warm. I barely pause to take in the views of Bear & Bean Lakes. I am a Read More …

Day 18 – Superior Hiking Trail 2015

Starting Location: Kennedy Creek Destination: Penn Creek Today’s Miles: 11.3 Total Trip Miles: 175.3 “Every time I think about quitting, something truly beautiful and amazing happens.” These past 2 days just might be the death of me. Stunning & rugged, the constant uphill scrambles & steep downhill descents have taken a toll on me. I am Read More …