Daily Archives: May 18, 2014

Day 33 – mile 442 to Double Spring Gap

Very shortly after posting to the blog last night, my stomach started feeling like someone was repeatedly punching it. This turned into no fun real quick, as dinner (and a giant Snickers bar for dessert) came back up. Ugh. Writhing in pain in the middle of a very cold woods is pretty terrible. Not sure what hit me, but I slept it off for the most part other than some fatigue and dehydration. So we took it a bit slower than planned today and made an earlier than planned camp after about 12.5 miles. Definitely feeling much better now, so it doesn’t appear to be the norovirus that has struck a lot of hikers and usually takes them out for 3-4 days. We suspect maybe some bad water? Continue reading