Leaving Civilization and my First Bear

Leaving Civilization and my First Bear

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So today I woke up by alarm clock, jumped in the shower in a heated room. Ate a hot breakfast cooked by someone else. I’m connected to the world by a wifi signal while typing this in a nice lobby in a comfortable chair, I’m dry.  All of that goes away in about an hour.

At the lodge there is a painted map of the AT that is 20 feet high, it makes the trail seem appropriately daunting.

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Especially from this view

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Suddenly out of the corner of my eye I spotted my first bear.

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Have a happy day my friends – Rev Kane

About revmichaelkane

Reverend Michael Kane is a writer, photographer, educator, speaker, adventurer and a general sampler of life. His most recent book about hiking and happiness is Appalachian Trail Happiness available in soft cover and Kindle on Amazon
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One Response to Leaving Civilization and my First Bear

  1. carol pepper-kittredge says:

    You’ve started! Huge accomplishment. Safe journey.

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