Friday, May 20, 2016

Let's get our hike on.

If you recall I went to a beginner hike class a few weeks ago. In order to join them on some more serious hikes I need to "prove my worth" by participating in a hike series. The first of which is tomorrow. I have been throwing around the idea of making this a weekend trip but was unsure financially if I could do it.
Today is the day that I need to get my plan on!
I took their planning list and made my own. It really is an over pack for this type of trip but they want to see that we can carry a full pack. I would like some better options but have no time to shop so for now I will pack my old baseball hat and some Off bug spray.
They say it should be a 6-7 mile figure 8 route and the group will be large. I am not really looking forward to that but maybe just maybe a few of the cool ladies I sat with last time will be there.
I should probibly just come home after but I think the laundry can wait and I can have a small adventure on a short budget if I work it right.
I have decided to drive up to the White Mountains after this trip. It ends around 2pm and I am already an hour north from the Cape. I can stay at the New England Mountaineering bunkhouse for $22 and be in the mountains when I wake up. Hot Diggity!
I am super excited and just a little bit nervous but that is my norm when I do this kinda stuff lately. I need a few things to eat but I can secure that stuff while on my way up north. For now the only thing I need is my sleeping bag and a few things for the overnight stay.
My Sunday goal is about a 5 mile loop to the Arethusa Falls and Frankenstein Cliff. I should see 2 waterfalls on this hike, a great view from the cliffs and a train trellus.

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Race Results

09/07/07 Main Street Mile 11:44
05/18/08 YPD 5k 52:57 17:05
06/14/08 Walpole Village 5K 35:27 11:26
06/21/08 Mashpee Fun Run 34:21 11:05
07/19/08 Mashpee Woodlands 36.49 11:52
08/10/08 Falmouth Road Race 1:29:31
08/25/08 Women Running Wild 35:40 11:30
10/25/08 Mashpee Firefighters 37:47 12:10
05/02/09 Cape Abilities 5K 34:59 11:17
05/17/09 YPD 5K 36:41 11:50
08/09/09 Falmouth Road Race 7mi 1:37
10/31/09 Mashpee Firefighters 5K 37:15 12:00
09/11/11 Main Street Mile 12:31
10/29/11 Screech to the Beach 5K 39.13 12:20
08/12/12 Falmouth Road Race 1:34:24 13:29
05/18/14 YPD 5k 44.25 14:17
06/1/14 June Jog 4mi 1:04 16:00
08/17/14 Falmouth Road Race 1:42:04 14:35
09/27/14 Girly Girl 5K 37:24 12:02
10/26/14 Pell Bridge Run 4mi 48:41 12:10
11/27/14 Turkey Trot in VA 5K 35:22 11:23
12/06/14 Jingle Jog 5K 34:42 11:11
03/29/15 Thomas Guinta Memorial 5K 34:14 11:03
04/19/15 St. Margaret's 5K 31:11 10:21
05/17/15 YPD Blues 5K 34:58 11:17
06/07/15 Newport 10 Miler 1:56:09 11:36
06/20/15 Mackenzie's 5K 33:55 10:54
08/17/14 Falmouth Road Race 1:33:51 13:24
10/31/15 Screech at the Beach 36:19 11:40