We’re in Blacksburg, VA for a zero, hanging out with Burnout’s (astonishingly kind and awesome!) buddy Tara. We have been inundated by unexpected Trail Magic: a fellow at the fancy gift shop was a Philmont/Boy Scouts alum and gave us a bag of chips; the owner of a really neat camera/record shop took our photo with a Polaroid camera; we unexpectedly ran into hiker buddy Heavyweight while leaving the movie theater. It’s been a special and refreshing day.

Published on May 4, 2015