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”

Thirtieth day – W 8/5/20

START:¬† Culvers Gap¬† ¬† ¬† 4 am FINISH:¬† Brady Rd.¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†9 pm 41.8 miles¬† ¬† ¬†17:00¬† ¬† 2.5 mph 1,376.6 total miles¬† ¬†45.9 mpd Nice weather¬† ¬†– much branch debris on the trail due yesterday’s tropical storm Mercury finished her ‘200 miles of rocks’ this morning and her sore feet welcome somewhatContinue reading “Thirtieth day – W 8/5/20”

Twenty-ninth day -8/4/30

START:¬† ¬†PA Rt. 191¬† ¬† 4:30 am FINISH:¬† Culvers Gap (NJ)¬† ¬†US RT. 206¬† ¬† 7:35 pm 35.4 miles¬† ¬† ¬†15:05¬† ¬† 2.3 mph 1334.8 total miles¬† ¬† ¬† 46 mpd average Tropical Storm! Wet, windy, and wild! Mercury woke up to rain and walked in torrential rain and high winds (complete w/nearby tornado warnings).Continue reading “Twenty-ninth day -8/4/30”

Twenty-fifth day F 7/31/20

START:¬† ¬†Pine Grove Furnace State Park¬† 4 am FINISH: North side Susquehanna River¬† ¬†9:15 pm 47 miles¬† ¬† ¬†17:15¬† ¬† ¬†2.7 mph 1,156.9 total miles¬† ¬†46.3 miles per day average Overcast morning¬† ¬†not as hot afternoon/evening Again, not wanting to reinjure her left shin, Mercury walked most of the day but at a slightly increasedContinue reading “Twenty-fifth day F 7/31/20”