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International AT continues


Morning walks herself in with a smile and clear skies. Very glad i cabined last night. Walk to the Wilderness Variety Store to get a quick bite and a drink. When i enter i see a grill and immediately play upon my indolent night and opt for a hot breakfast. I engage in conversation with three older gentlemen and am suddenly an hour later in my morning. I don’t really care. Hiking completely alone has changed the motivation and i really don’t have to be anywhere. Hell, i am already a THRU - HIKER!!  The guys insist on buying my breakfast and i move on pondering their gentle convivial lifestyle. A little more hitching and lots of gravel atv trails and i get to the worst shelter ever. The local atv and snowmobile crowd need to grow up. Trash, graffiti and stupidness make me sad and angry.

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Week #1 - 11/20-11/27 Destination: Tonto National Forest Arizona Miles: 460 miles Daily Average: 66 miles per day Side notes: Day #5 Frank had 3 flat tires. Lost his bike pump but was able to patch th

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About Frank

Frank, a Father of 3, Papa of 7, is an active, ambitious and goal oriented person who is bringing his two major passions together in life; his love of the outdoors and his love of Golden Retriever's.

In 2019, Frank embarked on his life long dream of hiking the AT, which he accomplished over a 5 month period! Just over a year later, Frank is ready for his next adventure. To Bike Across America. He will bike from San Diego, CA to New Smyrna Beach, FL starting November of 2020.

Follow along as Frank completes his next amazing journey over the next few months! 

He will be raising money for Golden Retriever Rescue of MidFlorida along the way!

 

 

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