Miles Today: 21.1
Mile Marker: 2,033.3
This morning I got a text from Cheese with an update of where they stopped last night. They had made it an additional five miles further than where they initially planned. I looked at the elevation profile and decided today was the day I could catch them. There were a few bumps but mostly rolling terrain with few obstacles.
I stayed on it all day. The forecast had the threat of rain all day until 6:00 when it was guaranteed. Maine finally cut me some slack and held the rain back until 6:00. I hiked another hour and a half before I decided I was done. It used to stay bright until nearly 9:00. Now it is dark by 7:45. If I had another hour of sunlight I definitely would have caught up. I didn't feel like hiking in the dark another hour and then setting up in the rain. At 7:30 I found a decent spot and set up. It was still raining, but at least I didn't need my headlamp.
It did feel good to break 20 for the first time in a long time though.