I have switched to plan B. There's always a plan B, right? I think what most of you did not know is that I planned this to be a peronal challenge hike. I wanted to do 10 days in a row of 15 mile days. That's just not going to happen. I am not in good enough shape to do that on hills in heat and humidity, with so much weight in the pack. This trail is known for being dry and I am carrying a full day's water.
So, Marilyn is graciously moving my car and I'm slowing down to a more reasonable pace and am just going to have fun. Yesteray I did 10.5 miles and it felt awful. You know I shuoldn't have had that much troube with 10 miles. I'm not exactly a novice! Anyway, today I did 10 and am at a lovely hilltop campsite.
the highlight of the day was unch at Oxbow Creek. It was cooler there and the rocks were neat.
Found 2 nifty feathers. Red tail hawk, and I think the black and white one might be a magpie.
Everything is cool. Well, coolER now. It was 86 this afternoon. Not my ideal temperature range. Signing off from the Knobstone Trail for today.
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