The early morning parting shot from the Cookie Lady’s blueberry farm.
I love it when the AT goes right down Main St…In this case the little hamlet of Dalton, MA Later in the day I walked through Cheshire, MA.
I enjoy the sudden contrast from the deep dark New England woods.
This isn’t a great pic…but this is a porcupine I saw about 10′ away in the middle of the trail that proceeded to scurry up this tree.
A lot of bogs and marshlands, also a lot of toads and frogs.
I find the ponds a bit more attractive. .
This is Mt. Greylock in the distance (the highest pt. in MA and tomorrow’s destination) with the town of Cheshire below.
A classic old New England cemetery.
It wasn’t overly hot today but definitely humid which can make the climbs feel like a real sweat lodge. The final climb of the day on the way toward Greylock was the longest sustained climb I’ve had since the Blue Ridge, 700 miles ago.