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Day Ten – Burlington

We got up early this morning and quickly hiked the 7.5 miles to our pick-up point where Sinatra’s mother, Rebecca, met us and drove us into Burlington. We checked in to the Anchorage Inn, washed our laundry at the laundromat … Continue reading

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Day Eight – Mount Mansfield

Well we made it up and over Mount Mansfield today and are now relaxing at Butler Lodge, which is like a small cabin compared to the shelters we have stayed in before. Last night a big thunderstorm rolled through and … Continue reading

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Day Seven – Whiteface Mountain

Today marks one full week on the trail for us and it was our most challenging day yet. We left the B&B after another great breakfast and were on the trail before 8:00. Whiteface Mountain was our first challenge – … Continue reading

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Day Six – Labor Day

We enjoyed a nice campfire last night at Corliss Camp even though it had rained and everything was pretty wet. Jukebox had collected a baggie full of birch bark which was excellent tinder for starting the fire. She’s become quite … Continue reading

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Day Five – Our First Rain Day

Everyone enjoyed a fine meal last night at Wild Wings restaurant (not Buffalo Wild Wings) in Johnson, Vermont. In addition to our group of backpackers we were joined by Toog’s mother Denise and her friend Martha and Jukebox’s parents Dave … Continue reading

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