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Virginia part II: Fun in Rain and Bears

Jenkins shelter to Bland, Va We finally got a night away from the rain at Jenkins shelter. My plan this day was to go into Bland to pick up my replacement hammock tarp and spend a night in town away from the rain showers that had parked over the section of Va I was currently in. I woke up and it was clear for the moment. I tried to make breakfast and of course the rain started again.
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