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Long Trail, day 10

Tuesday, September 4, 2018 Start: Lincoln Gap/Bristol End: Middlebury Gap/Gathering Inn, Hancock Mileage: 17.6 on LT Elevation gain/loss: 4373’/3661′ We had a lovely evening with my aunt and her partner, filled with lively conversation and a potluck dinner with their housing co-op. This morning, we were up at 6am, were served a scrumptious breakfast at … Continue reading Long Trail, day 10

Long Trail, day 9

Monday, September 3, 2018 Start: Birch Glen Shelter End: Lincoln Gap/Bristol Mileage: 13.6 on LT Elevation gain/loss: 4078’/3661′ After getting woken up by the Quebecois weekenders at 11pm by their full volume talking and use of white light headlamps in their bunks, I very firmly and politely told them that it was 11pm and they … Continue reading Long Trail, day 9

Long Trail, day 8

Sunday, September 2, 2018 Start: Duxbury Rd/Black Barn Farm End: Birch Glen Shelter Mileage: 15.7 on LT Elevation gain/loss: 5645’/3952′ After an adventure at Black Barn Farm and a lovely zero day in Waterbury hitting up Cabot and Ben & Jerry’s, among others, we were ready to hit the trail again. Last night, we petitioned … Continue reading Long Trail, day 8

Long Trail, day 6

Thursday, August 30, 2018 Start: Sterling Pond Shelter End: Puffer Shelter Mileage: 15.9 on LT Elevation gain/loss: 5742’/5701′ After a nice relaxing evening, we climbed into bed and fell asleep around 9pm. We were woken up multiple times during the night by very intense, very heavy downpours of rain accompanied by high winds. It rained … Continue reading Long Trail, day 6