Fifth week of Mercury’s AT Transit

#29¬† 35.4 miles 4:30am-7:35pm¬† 15:05¬† 2.3 mph US206 (NJ) #30¬† 41.8 miles 4am-9pm¬† 17:00¬† 2.5 mph¬† Brady Road #31¬† 46.4 miles¬† 4am-10:35pm¬† 18:35¬† 2.5 mph¬† Graymoor Friary #32¬† 45.6 miles¬† 4am-10:20pm¬† 18:20¬† 2.5 mph¬† Hoyt Rd, (NY/NJ border0 #33¬† 36.7 miles¬† 5:50am-9:15pm¬† ¬†15:25¬† 2.4 mph¬† Iron Bridge¬† Falls Village, CT #34¬† 48.6 miles¬† 3:20am- 11:35pm¬†Continue reading “Fifth week of Mercury’s AT Transit”

Thirty-fourth day Su 8/9/20

START – Iron Bridge¬† ¬†Falls Village, CT¬† ¬† ¬† 3:20 am FINISH – Tyringham (MA) Main Rd.¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†11:35 pm 48.6 miles¬† ¬† ¬†20:15¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†2.4 mph 1,553.9 total miles¬† ¬† ¬†45.7 mpd Nice weather. Mercury had a good, but necessary, day after coming up 7.5 miles short yesterday. Early start, longContinue reading “Thirty-fourth day Su 8/9/20”

Thirty-third day S 8/8/20

START:¬† ¬†Hoyt Rd.¬† ¬†NY/CT stateline¬† ¬† 5:50am FINISH:¬† Iron Bridge¬† ¬†Falls Village, CT¬† 9:15pm 36.7 miles¬† ¬† ¬† 15:25¬† ¬† 2.4 mph 1,505.3 total miles¬† ¬† ¬†45.6 mpd Good weather Mercury’s sore feet finally got a new pair of boots with a bigger toebox. Thank you Peter Wells! They seemed to make somewhat of aContinue reading “Thirty-third day S 8/8/20”

Thirty-second day F 8/7/20

START:¬† 4 am¬† ¬† Old West Point Rd. FINISH: 10:20 pm¬† Hoyt Rd.¬† ¬† CT/NY state line 45.6 miles¬† ¬† ¬† 18:20¬† ¬† 2.5 mph 1,468.6 total miles¬† ¬† 45.9 mpd Good weather¬† ¬†overcast¬† ¬† a little drizzle Mercury navigated numerous blowdowns caused by the tropical storm both in the dark (before sunrise/after sunset) andContinue reading “Thirty-second day F 8/7/20”

Fourth week recap of Mercury’s AT transit

#22¬† T 7/28¬† ¬†49.1 miles¬† ¬†VA602 to Keys Gap¬† 4:15am-12:15am¬† ¬† ¬† 20:00¬† ¬†2.5mph #23¬† W 7/29¬† 40.5 miles¬† Keys Gap to Warner Gap Rd. 4:28am-7:45pm¬† 15:17 2.6 mph #24 R 7/30¬† ¬†44.2 miles Warner Gap Rd. to PGF State Park 3:55am-7:50pm 15:55¬† 2.8 mph #25 F 7/31¬† 47.0 miles PGF SP to Susquehanna RiverContinue reading “Fourth week recap of Mercury’s AT transit”