Long Trail -Day 5

Long Trail – Day 5 June 18, 2016 Manchester Center to Lost Pond Shelter I got a relatively late start from the Econo Lodge and was on the trail by 8:30 am. A huge thanks to Fred from Green Mountain Hostel who picked me up on the highway to give me a ride to the … More Long Trail -Day 5

Long Trail -Day 4

Long Trail – Day 4 June 17, 2016 Stratton Pond Shelter to Manchester Center The sun comes up in Vermont at 4:45 am. Not just a gentle sunrise, but full on shining. It’s taken some getting used to, especially when you’re sleeping outside. I got another relatively early start and left the shelter after breakfast. … More Long Trail -Day 4

Long Trail – Day 2

Long Trail – Day 2 June 15, 2016 Congdon Shelter to Goddard Shelter A previous law professor of mine said of the BAR exam that “it doesn’t measure how smart you are, it measures how bad you want to be a lawyer.” I feel that hiking or thru-hiking can be analogized similarly. It doesn’t measure … More Long Trail – Day 2