Appalachian Trail Day 28
003-27-01 Day 28
15.3 miles, AT 287.2
7:45 AM ® 2:15 PM
Spring Mountain – Jerry Cabin Shelter
Cold morning, Cold Day 4,150 feet
Woke up cold today. Ate like a champ! The appetite is there. Todays hike was good but no views. We could see Mt. Mitchell. Its summit is totally covered in snow.
I saw some serious bear scat today. The bear knocked over a hug trashcan (3 foot high, 3 foot deep and 8 feet long). Trash was everywhere.
I caught up to Gadget and Slack and Dana too (dog). I passed 5 girls and 1 guy from the University of Minnesota and one Section hiker. I got to talk to Agatha some today.
The shelter is nice. A fireplace in the shelter!!! I collected plenty of wood and some for the morning. It should be another cold one.
Scatman 2011- I really have not memories of this area. Unfortunately I have only one picture from this day so no help there. What I do remember is that it was cold. Fires every night, snow still on the ground and I was hiking a lot with Mr. Pat, Agatha, Gadget and Slack. I believe Gadget and Slack were from NH.
Get out there!