Pinhoti Trail: A Rainy Zero Day at the Pinhoti Outdoor Center

Day: 4

Random Thought of The Day:
It’s cold in here! With the wind, that rain is coming in sideways, not down.

Yesterday’s Goals:
Get dropped off at the Dollar General, then start walking. Take pictures and enjoy myself.

Activities of The Day:

As mentioned, I am staying at the Pinhoti Outdoor Center/Hostel, which is cared for by Chuck Norris and Tigger. They are very welcoming and do their best to accommodate as best as they can. Indeed, great caretakers they are here for the hiker. They not only grant the wishes of the hiker, but they also give advice and direction. One is genuinely taken care of when staying or even needing assistance.

Today, I hung out and avoided the rain. I went to lunch with the legend Nimbelwill Nomad, Chuck Norris, a hiker named Geo who came in today from the Florida Trail, and a few other folks. When we returned to the hostel, a few other hikers had come in off the trail due to the rain. We all just hung out. Now, we are preparing to go to bed.

What’s Ahead:
I am very much looking forward to getting back onto the trail again. These past few days have been good for recouping and relaxing. However, the trail and the wild are calling my name. I have to answer that call. After getting my Pinhoti Trail tag in the morning, I will be dropped off at my last pickup spot to start my hike again. Cabin fever is starting to set in!

Completing the road walk area and returning onto the dirt path for the next few days.


Weather: 42F and rainy
Mileage of the day: 0
Mileage on Trail: 24/330
Days on Trail: 4
Number of Zero’s: 2
Number of Nero’s:
States: Alabama
Trails completed:
The good: Hanging out, going to lunch with the legend
The Bad: Rain showers

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