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  • The place is called Bâtu Sâpor -- the Stone Lean-to Hut -- in the vernacular, and the name is a descriptive one.

    In Court and Kampong Being Tales and Sketches of Native Life in the Malay Peninsula

  • I pass two shelters, Glen Brook Lean-to and The Hemlocks Lean-to, even tho it's getting dark; I have no intention of stopping before I get out of the state, thinking in my head that I'm going to end the day in Connecticut today even if it kills me.

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  • The first three miles drag on quite awhile, and near the very end of that it starts to pour; I refill a water bottle from water runoff flowing over a tree root on the trail (adding iodine, of course) and head on to Wilbur Clearing Lean-to to eat lunch, hole up, and wait out what looks like a fast-moving storm.

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  • After finishing that the miles really start flowing, and it's roughly twilight as I pass Ten Mile River Lean-to 2.8 miles from the state line and 4.0 miles from Wiley Shelter, my final destination.

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  • He's hiking to Kent today for a total distance of 29.3 miles to meet his family and drop off the trail; I haven't even broken 20 on consecutive days yet, so I don't even bother to try hiking that far today - either 19.1 miles to Silver Hill Campsite or 22.3 miles to Stewart Hollow Brook Lean-to for me.

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  • After detouring for half an hour walking down a road that appears to be the trail and then backtracking to the turnoff a scant hundred feet or so down it, I continue, taking a fairly even pace to October Mountain Lean-to a couple miles south.

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  • My stop at Brassie Brook Lean-to just across the border is brief, mostly to read the register (Spanky passed through the previous night) and scribble my plaintive cries for a better-recognized state line, but I stay longer at Riga Lean-to as it begins to rain again - not pour as it did last night, but still rain.

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  • It's getting late, perhaps 19: 00 or later by the time I return to the trail proper, and I have to hurry traveling the last 3.3 miles to Limestone Spring Lean-to to avoid hiking too long in the dark

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  • I pass one northbounder shortly after and note the encounter, and it takes me probably the next four or five miles of walking to return to my usual pace without feeling frazzled and jumpy, by which time I reach Pine Swamp Brook Lean-to.

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  • After finishing that the miles really start flowing, and it's roughly twilight as I pass Ten Mile River Lean-to 2.8 miles from the state line and 4.0 miles from Wiley Shelter, my final destination.

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