Appalachian Trail Day 152

Day 152

07-29-01 11.0 miles

Hurd Brook → Daisy Pond Lean-to

AT – 2157.0

No E.T. camping.  The bugs weren’t too bad.  We had an owl come into camp right as I started the fire.  Mortis and Jeff went to bed.  I stayed up w/ the fire.

None of us could sleep in the am.  We were up at 6am.  I got going really quick.  The view at Abol Bridge of Katahdin was great.  I got a Coke, Ring Dings, and Twisslers to eat.  A osprey went over while I ate.  Some young lady in an outfit I’d expect to see in a suburban mall showed up.  She was hot.

Jeff and I left but soon I left him behind.  The walk along the Penobscot River was a piece of cake.  There was tons of rafters.  As the trail turned North along Katahdin Stream I saw a river otter or mink.  It looked like a ferret.  Really cute.  Next I stopped by Big and Little Niagara Falls.  They looked a little like I remembered.  Little Niagara had tons of people at it.

The view at Daisy of Katahdin was breath taking. I signed in and hung out w/ dad and Mark.  We had lunch then they went to their camp and I went swimming in Katahdin’s shadow.  When dad and Mark came back they had seen a Bull Moose.  Jeff and I made them bring us to it.  It was great.  We watched him for 15 minutes.  Back at camp we ate.  I spilled a whole pot of water w/ all the garlic I’d just diced in it.  A buck came into the field next to the shelters.  He was big.  Later I saw a bunch of rabbits.  I saw a loon on Daisy and another moose (cow).  I watched the sun go down and hot it made neat colors on Katahdin.

Pinky stopped by with his folks.  He seemed very happy after his summit.  Weatherman and Shera also finished today.

Tomorrow is the big day.  I hope I can sleep tonight.  It should be a day of mixed emotions.  Either way it will be great!


Get Out There!

0 replies

Leave a Reply

Want to join the discussion?
Feel free to contribute!

Leave a Reply


Arizona Trail Logo - azt - aztr
Tour Divide/Great Divide MTB Route Logo - tour divide guide Planning Aids
Colorado Trail Logo- One of Seven Project - colorado trail guide Planning Aids
Kokopelli Trail Logo - Kokopelli Trail Guide - Bikepacking

What’s New in Our Store

Cool threads and more!

Don’t Nice My Shot T-Shirt

Don't Nice My Shot T-shirt Disc golf

Because you know someone is going to say it. Ensure less tree hits with this t-shirt.

(men’s and women’s available).

No Wrong Choices

No Wrong Choices t-shirt cycling bikes apparel

There are No Wrong Choices when it comes to riding bikes.

(men’s and women’s available).

SOBO Appalachian Trail Logo

SOBO Appalachian Trail Logo T-Shirt hiking hike thru-hiking apparel

Most go NOBO but some go SOBO and we made this shirt for them.

(men’s and women’s available).

Checkout all our available products in our store, and thanks for the support!

Support the Project

Simply clicking on the links below with our affiliates supports the Project.

Or checkout our Deals page to save big!

Amazon - Clothes, Electronics, Sports Gear & Apparel, Automotive, Toys, Books, Music
Rei logo
affiliate-gossamer gear
competitive cyclist
Outdoor Research - Technical Outdoor Gear & Apparel
msr sponsor support - about
Platypus hydration evolved - hydration packs - filters - water storage - about -FINISH TIME CONTEST
Sealline logo marker of waterproof storage - about - FINISH TIME CONTEST
thermarest sponsor support - about
Yeti Coolers - Outdoor Gear

As an affiliate partner, One of Seven Project earns a commission for purchases made through any product, brand logo links, or banner ads on this page. Thanks for your support!