I’m off…

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Exploring Harpers Ferry with Stephanie for a day with a stay at this great bed and breakfast: Angler’s Inn. Great place for fly fishing but no time now.
Next morning it was raining fierce but finally let up around noon. I took off and made it to the first camp site about 6 miles later. Great view of the  Potomac from up high. Brand new campsite that kept a 6 hikers at  dry through some pretty heavy rains.

Entire morning was hiking through dense fog along a Mountain Ridge so it’s difficult to get any good views. By early afternoon sun came out and I’m here now at a nice campsite packing my tent for the first night.
Definitely taking my time but so far smooth sailing downhill and on the level. Going up the steep hills remains a challenge. Dr. Edmonds would be proud

Hope you enjoy some of the pictures below.

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A view from high cliffs of the Potomac

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First wildlife sighting. 
Look carefully.

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Typing this blog right now. Forcast for rain tonight.  Hope this tent works!

9 comments

  1. Ken B. · May 2, 2016

    Mike – Neither Rain, Sleet, nor Turtles will keep you from your appointed rounds, I mean travels!!! Keep up the good pace!! Stay well – Ken.

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    • Mike Bauer · May 3, 2016

      Looking forward to you joining me when I get to New York!

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  2. LCE · May 3, 2016

    I am proud of you!
    LCE

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  3. ericandpabloknight · May 3, 2016

    Hi Mike, are you emulating the box turtle? Slow and steady. How are the birds in the morning? I’m sure they beat the pager.

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  4. ericandpabloknight · May 3, 2016

    Ps watch your ankles on those rocks.

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  5. Nancy Herman · May 3, 2016

    way to go, Mike…forcing myself out the door on a bike today with Barb H and Martha…thinking of you and trying to keep up the pace too.

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  6. Alicia Wiswell · May 3, 2016

    Great Job! stay dry!

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  7. grandhipoobah · May 3, 2016

    Excellent! Very inspiring. That turtle has the right idea, slow and steady wins the race. Go Mike Go.

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  8. aridbags · May 4, 2016

    Safe travels Dr. Bauer! Liking the beard 🙂 Lisa

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