Sunrise

Oct. 30, 2016

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We woke up to a beautiful sunrise! Quickly ate and packed, it is going to be a long day!

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The sun was warm and we started climbing right away.

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I knew the first bit was up-hill, but not this up… see the tiny barn in the background, that was where we slept and this is only a half hour of hiking.

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Again we had the trail to ourselves and went up Little Hump Mountain (5,459 ft) through a Bradley Gap and then up Hump Mountain.

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up….

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a break on some large rocks….

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and up….

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near melt down (how much more up can there be?) This was about 2 hours of climbing since we left camp.

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But once over the top, we headed back into the woods, out of the wind and enjoyed the mostly downhill hike back to the truck.

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I was surprised when un-packing, we used every thing we brought (except a couple items in the first aid kit) and finished with only one Clif Bar and a little trail mix! I packed perfectly!