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Introduction (3 min 42 sec) Introduction to Longtrailpodcast.com. Addresses the questions "Why podcasts about the Long Trail?" and "What will we be discussing?"
Sacred Ground (4 min 27 sec) Essay: Vermont as Sacred Ground. What is so special about Vermont and the Long Trail?
Rough's 1st Hammock Overnight (12 min 38 sec) Rough recalls his first overnight hike in his new Clark Junglehammock. He hikes 9.9 miles total on the Beane Trail and Long Trail and hangs near the Cowles Cove Shelter before finishing at Appalachian Gap.
Lincoln Gap to Middlebury Gap (9 min 59 sec) Rough's Hike July 2005 Long Trail southbound Lincoln Gap to Middlebury Gap, a 17.3 mile and two-day hike through the Breadloaf Wilderness. Overnight at the Emily Proctor Shelter area.
Journey's End to Hazen's Notch (30 min 58 sec) Rough's Hike July 2005 Long Trail southbound Journey's End Trail to Hazen's Notch Road, a 20.3 mile and three-day hike from the Canadian border south over Jay Peak and beyond. Overnights at Shooting Star Shelter and Jay Camp.
App Gap to Battell Trail (11 min 55 sec) Rough's Hike August 2005 Long Trail southbound Appalachian Gap to Battell trail. Describes a wonderful 11.9 mile day hike southbound on the Long Trail along a portion of the famous Monroe Skyline. Rough climbs Stark Mountain, Mount Ellen, and Mount Abraham before heading down Abraham on the Battell Trail.
AT1: Maine Junction to Route 12 (25 min 21 sec) Rough's 2005 hike of Vermont AT Section 1 - Killington to Woodstock. This 20.1 mile three-day hike takes you along the Appalachian Trail-only section starting from Maine Junction just north of Route 4 and going all the way to Route 12 just north of Woodstock, Vermont. Rough overnights in his hammock at Stony Brook Shelter and Winturri Shelter and meets AT thru-hikers. The terrain is not as rugged as the Long Trail north of Maine Junction, but is rewarding in its own right.
AT2: Route 12 to Hanover, NH (31 min 09 sec) Rough's 2005 hike of Vermont AT Section 2 - Woodstock to Hanover, NH. This 22.3 mile two-day hike along the Appalachian Trail in Vermont completes the AT section for Rough. He overnights near Thistle Hill Shelter and ends by crossing the Connecticut River into Hanover, New Hampshire. Interaction with AT hikers is a highlight.
Day 1 of 3: Hazen's Notch to Canada (10 min 45 sec) Rough and JB's 2008 LT Northbound Hike Hazen's Notch to Canada - Day 1 of 3. Father, son, and 90-lb. yellow Labrador Retriever embark on a 20.4 mile three-day hike from Hazen's Notch north to Canada. Day one features setting off and their overnight stay at Hazen's Notch Camp.
Day 2 of 3: Hazen's Notch to Canada (28 min 23 sec) Rough and JB's 2008 LT Northbound Hike Hazen's Notch to Canada - Day 2 of 3. On day two the backpacking trio encounter rain, mud, exhaustion, and more, as they hike from Hazen's Notch Camp to Laura Woodward Shelter.
Day 3 of 3: Hazen's Notch to Canada (20 min 51 sec) Rough and JB's 2008 LT Northbound Hike Hazen's Notch to Canada - Day 3 of 3. The sun finally shines as our hiking team travels from Laura Woodward Shelter to the northern terminus of the Long Trail at the Canadian border and then out on the Journey's End Trail.
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