About six months ago, I completed my hike of the Benton MacKaye Trail, my fourth long-distance thru-hike. While on the shorter side as long-distance trails ago, the BMT was not without its challenges, and I wasn’t really sure what I wanted to say about that experience until recently.
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Previously, On the Trail…
Today, CareFree and I entered the Great Smokies Mountains, beginning the last leg of the trail.
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Today was our final day on the Benton MacKaye Trail. Nearly 300 miles of hiking brought us from Springer Mountain, in Georgia, to the Baxter Creek Trailhead in the Great Smoky Mountains in North Carolina.
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Our penultimate day on the trail brought us up and over three ridges as we neared the end of our northeast trek through the Smoky Mountains.
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With our longest day in the Smokies ahead of us, we got up relatively early to try and beat rain we suspected was coming.
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Today may be our easiest day in the Smokies, but it was not without its challenges.
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