There is only acceptance and an understanding that yes, it’s hard, and yes, I’m going to keep doing it.
Breaking Ground: The Long Trail North of Maine Junction
A rougher, obviously less traveled dirt path, that was occasionally hidden under the hobble bush forged north toward Canada.
A Stroll Down Memory Lane: The AT Section of the Long Trail
Let me tell you, I have never felt more like a thru-hiker after mastering this skill. It came in handy pretty quickly.