Back on trail!
Left my hiking “crew”, Morroco Mole and Adventure on May 22
All wives met us in Hamburg PA, home of world’s largest Capella’s. The guys kept hiking, but I went back to Cooperstown with Stephanie for a few days of real life at home:
The main reason for the hike detour was to travel to Providence RI to see our Ben graduate from Brown University.
We all had a great time. All four boys have finished college!
Another highlight of the weekend was a brief stop at the AT trailhead off the Mass Turnpike in Lee MA. My dad Alex, age 94, wanted to hike some of the AT with me and his wish came true:
On May 31, after a 3 hour ride back to High Point NJ, my son Ed joined me on the next leg of my hike.
Notice my six week beard is gone! Starting fresh this next leg.
High Point had some nice views
Last night we stayed at a great shelter with potable spring water and a mowed field where Ed and I camped in tents without needing our fly tent protection, so we had a nice view of the stars.
Today we over did it a bit with a 15 mile day. Varied terrain in New Jersey with hills, swamps, and pastures :
Relaxing after dinner now. Plan for a bit less challenging day tomorrow. I’ll keep you posted….