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50 Miles to Go!

Over the past month, we have been following along with Jon D., Upper School teacher at Logos Academy, as he hikes the Appalachian Trail to raise money for student scholarships. So far, he has hiked over 400 miles across 7 states. He has less than 50 miles to go, and is expecting to finish his hike by the end of this week! 

Check out highlights and give below:

Day 32
Miles hiked: 16.7
Miles left: 46.8
Miles hiked: 408.7
Lifetime Appalachian Trail Miles: 1,515.3
@ Rutland, Vermont


Mt. Killington: 4,236 feet of sweaty climbing.
@ Summit Lodge


This might be the best sunset I’ve ever seen.
@ Bromley Mountain


Day 24
Miles hiked: 19.6
Total miles hiked: 303.7
Highs: Climbing the tallest peak in Massachusetts, reaching my 12th state on the AT.
Lows: Sweating, sweating and sweating


The mighty Housatonic!
#godsgrandeur #connecticut


I haven’t showered in a week but life is good.
@ Nuclear Lake


Normally, if I were to be woken up out of my tent in the middle of the night by a large party I’d be terribly upset, but when it is a large Ecuadorian feast and they want to pile endless amounts of delicious food on a plate for me, I am ecstatic. It was not a dream. Tonight was a good night. Also, today was a zero day for me (zero miles hiked).


There is still time to help Jon finish strong! Sponsor him below:


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