July 9

Day 101 NY 17A to Orange Turnpike (10.1 miles) 1382.1 miles total

Had a good sleep and a nice breakfast with Brent, Laure, Sophie, and Alix. Thanks much, guys!

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Laure hiked with me for the first 4 miles of the day to Fitzgerald Falls. It was great to have a guide!

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Water is getting tighter up here as very few springs. Contacted Nina, a friend who lives in area, as I was hoping to catch a ride to town for water. She just happened to be at a friend’s who lives about 3 miles from Orange Turnpike.

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I setup my tent about a quarter mile from road and met Nina about 2PM. Got to a McDonalds, sat on a chair on Mike’s patio, and got water.

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Nina saw some trail magic when she dropped me off. Guessing she’ll be out here some day!

Happy trails!

 

3 thoughts on “July 9

  1. Back from VaCa, DeFea says hi. Less than 1k left so I’m ready to write a check for the full amount. Where do I send it? Thanks, Earlybird.

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  2. It was so nice having you around as you hiked through NJ. Looking forward to seeing you and Kris after you finish your quest. Hope your back is feeling better.

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