Thursday was mostly low-key. Woke up around 7 for free breakfast (pancakes and bacon) by the First Baptist Church of Franklin, NC, who gives free food to hikers every morning for about a month during the NOBO bubble. Went back to Motor Company Grill for another burger, got a free shuttle to the local Wal-Mart for resupply (I almost certainly have way too much food right now, but more snacks I can eat during the day, so I should be in better condition by the time I make it to camp.)
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Started off today a little sluggish, but my thigh felt much improved. Beast, Loon, and Verge all went on ahead while I was still packing up my tent.
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After a steep climb, a major milestone: 100 miles!
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Today started off cold, and rather than use a lot of fuel to heat almost-freezing water and a cookpot, I just had some cereal bars for breakfast.
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Quiet start to the day. Breakfast at Taco Bell, then walked over the post office to mail my useless solar charger back home, then to the food store to pick up more food for the next few days.
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