Short day today, 7 miles into Glencliff. I saw an adolescent black bear briefly when it ran away from me into the forest. We passed a guy, Swift, who is doing some kind of speed record attempt with a big support crew and multiple cameramen. Anyways, it was quite a show right before we got to town.
In town we met So Way and EBrake, more southbounders who we have seen many logbook entries from. We watched them tackle a 11.5lb pizza (finish it in 1.5 hours and it’s free!). They failed and it looked painful, but they mostly seemed to be having fun with it.
My Kindle officially is dead to me, but I gave it to a northbounder who said he’d try to revive it. I ordered a new one…
Megan: I had been thinking about doing this too, but Paula also suggested it so I’m adding it in!
Ben and Jerry’s Blog
Monson, ME – hiker hunger hadn’t kicked in yet, no Ben and Jerry’s! But I did have a piece of homemade bumbleberry pie at “Pete’s Place” which was amazing!
Stratton, ME – The Tonight Dough (caramel & chocolate ice creams with chocolate cookie swirls & gobs of chocolate chip cookie dough & peanut butter cookie dough)
Andover, ME – Chunky Monkey (banana ice cream with fudge chunks and walnuts (Ryley’s choice, not my favourite))
Gorham, NH – shared: Boom Chocolatta (Mocha and caramel ice creams with chocolate cookies, fudge flakes and chocolate cookie core (YUM))
Not shared (Ryley): Hazed and Confused (chocolate & hazelnut ice creams with fudge chops and a hazelnut fudge core)
Megan – chocolate fudge brownie
Ryley – cherry Garcia
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