Cool Hike

Posted by on October 7, 2013

The temperature was 49 degrees when I stepped onto the trail yesterday morning. I thought I would try out my fleece. Three miles into the hike I was soaked from the waist down because of the morning dew and soaked from the waist up because I was sweating buckets. I was way overdressed with just a fleece. Hiking provides its own heater. I have to remember if I’m comfortable when I start hiking, I have too much on. Once I packed up my fleece, hiking was perfect!

I had the trail all to myself and my thoughts were on the emails that I have received from people the live near the AT and are already giving me words of encouragement and hints of possible trail magic as I make my way north… People are truly amazing!



2 Responses to Cool Hike

  1. Anita Read

    Thanks for the update. We find that’s true when we go on the 3 mile Deschutes river trail. If we start comfortable, then we need to have layers that are easy to peel and carry! Keep up the good work. Blessings.

  2. Scott

    Awesome buddy. Your really making progress

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