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Inside the Mind of This Thru-Hiker on a Typical Day

A New Day, the Best of Intentions.     Okay, up and at ’em!  A new day on the AT and it looks like beautiful weather.   I’d love to get 20 miles done today if I can.  Gonna try really hard to cut my usual morning routine of breaking camp down from 1.5 hours to an hour.  I know I can do it.  Stay focused and efficient. Yeah, right.  You’ve said this every morning.  You always spend way too much time obsessing about putting your stuff into the backpack in exactly the same spot as every other day.
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