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Mount Washington

31 Jul

First view of it in the Whites! Hopefully will climb it tomorrow.

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New Hampshire!

28 Jul

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We finally made it! We crossed the border yesterday afternoon and both did a little dance and sang a happy song. Here is us kissing the state line sign!

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For the Moms

23 Jul

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Our moms have voiced some concerns regarding our nutrition on trail. Seeing as we eat mainly pop tarts and snickers this is a valid point! So here is photographic evidence that wE are getting our fruits and vegetables! At least once a week.

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The ER. Again.

22 Jul

Thrutrailchicks are in Rumford, Maine at the hospital. Again. Poor Emily has gotten a terrible stomach infection from all the antibiotics she had to take for her foot. We had a “zero” miles day by a stream yesterday while she was sick. Today she was a trooper and hiked 7.4 miles out to the road. There we met a trail angel family who drove us 18 miles to the hospital on their way home from a family hike. They even made room for Bear in the back seat. The people of Maine could not be nicer or treat us better and we are so so grateful. However the trail in Maine is trying to kill us. Keep your fingers crossed the last 25 miles of Maine go smoother after this hospital trip!

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You’re my boy Blue!

20 Jul

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Thank you!

19 Jul

Here is Emily with our first care package thanks to Detective Mike! It is like he read our minds- he even remembered razors and our favorite almond butter. Thank you!!!

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Best Food Magic!

19 Jul

This is the wonderful orange some hikers gave me today to prevent scurvy. Delicious!

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Saddleback Mountain

18 Jul

Here is the climb up to the summit of Saddleback Mountain today. We have done a TON of climbing these past 3 days. Yesterday we did over 4,000ft in 13.1 miles, ending at Poplar Ridge Lean-to. It poured rain and hailed all night so we were lucky to have 2 spaces inside the shelter! Bear huddle up underneath. This morning we packed up and climbed the whole Saddleback range (3 huge summits). Afterwards we knocked out another 10 miles on tired legs and are at camp right now boiling up some fetticini. Not too shabby!

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Morning

15 Jul

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Going’ my way?

15 Jul

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