“New Hampshah!”

Killington, VT to Hanover, NH
Good bye Vermont, you were amazing and I’ll always remember you! Hello New Hampshire! The last few days have been stormy, the wet forrest took on a mystical like quality, the mountains were steeper than usually and the trail was very muddy. The Appalachian Trail split from the Long Trail right after Killington and continued 42 miles north east through the Green Mountains towards Hanover, NH. I’m now sitting in a hotel room in Hanover, NH, home of Dartmouth College, close to the allegedly most physically demanding sections of the trail, the notorious White Mountain National Forrest of New Hampshire then into the isolated tough terrain of Maine.

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The Inn at the Long Trail in Killington,VT, my favorite stay on the trail so far.

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Barn on VT route 12 I stayed in overnight to take shelter from a storm.

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Storm rolling in.

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AT sign points to the direction the trail forks from an old country road, someone wrote in below “when in doubt, the A.T. always goes up”, which is sarcastically true.

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Bowser cooking dinner at Thistle Hill Shelter on a cold rainy day.

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Captain Gutz relaxing at Happy Hill Shelter.

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Trail Magic and old hiking boot flower pots.

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Chameleon walking over Connecticut River Bridge into Hanover, NH in the rain.

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Hanover, New Hampshire!

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Me by the Hanover, NH sign.

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