Blue Mountain

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The hike up Blue Mtn wasn’t anywhere near what I’d envisioned. Unlike Wolf Mountain after Tesnatee Gap it wasn’t a sheer vertical but it went on forever and was rocky.

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We took our time and didn’t do too bad. After spending some time filling our extra water containers it was a short leg to the shelter. Here is a typical water source.

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We met Bradley from AL who started at Springer a few days ago. He got a welcomed fire going while we put our hammocks up and since dinner we’ve just been chatting.

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The temp is stll in the 60s so it might be toasty with all the extra insulation. It’s cheap insurance though.

I was bummed to find a blister. Hopefully moleskin will do the trick and keep it from getting worse.

I guess I’ll sign off for now and see if I can get to sleep with this cacophony of crickets. Tomorrow…Tray Mountain.


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